FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Burnley 23 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Burnley fixture

Nottingham Forest prepare to entertain Burnley at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 29 and lost only 10 of the 49 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in December 2012, with Nottingham Forest running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

2013/2014 Tue 24 Sep Burnley 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest League Cup
2012/2013 Mon 01 Apr Burnley 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2012/2013 Sat 08 Dec Nottm. Forest 2 - 0 Burnley Championship
2011/2012 Tue 31 Jan Nottm. Forest 0 - 2 Burnley Championship
2011/2012 Tue 27 Sep Burnley 5 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Tue 12 Apr Nottm. Forest 2 - 0 Burnley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 07 Aug Burnley 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Burnley however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Clarets, and 5 goals against.

Nottingham Forest's total of 26 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Skybet Championship.

Burnley are leading the way in the Skybet Championship, with their 15 games giving them a return of 34 points.

Current overall team form

Nottingham Forest 6 2 2 2 8 7 8
Burnley 6 3 2 1 8 6 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottingham Forest are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Nottingham Forest Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Burnley Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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