FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Burnley 31 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Burnley fixture

Nottingham Forest prepare to entertain Burnley at City Ground on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 28 and lost only 9 of the 48 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Nottingham Forest running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2008/2009 Sat 14 Mar Burnley 5 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sat 13 Sep Nottm. Forest 1 - 2 Burnley Championship
2004/2005 Sat 23 Apr Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Burnley Championship
2004/2005 Sat 13 Nov Burnley 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Forest have conceded a disappointing 10 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 0 of their own chances.

Burnley's away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. The Clarets's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Nottingham Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 27 games thus far.

Burnley's 40 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 1 1 4 4 11 4
Burnley 6 3 1 2 8 6 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Forest at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Clarets come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Burnley 24 games since last away draw.

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