FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City 20 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 19 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City fixture

Nottingham Forest prepare to entertain Cardiff City at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, Forest have recorded 10 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in December 2011, with Cardiff City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Forest in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 31 Dec Nottm. Forest 0-1 Cardiff City Championship
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Cardiff City 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Sat 19 Feb Nottm. Forest 2 - 1 Cardiff City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Cardiff City 0 - 2 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Mon 05 Apr Nottm. Forest 0 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2009/2010 Sun 01 Nov Cardiff City 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sat 31 Jan Cardiff City 2 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Forest's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Bluebirds's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Nottingham Forest's 14 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 10 games giving them a return of 22 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 1 3 2 5 6 6
Cardiff City 6 5 0 1 13 6 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Forest of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Cardiff City, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Cardiff City 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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Nottingham Forest Match Reports

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