FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Doncaster Rovers 06 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Nottingham Forest prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at City Ground on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 9 and lost only 2 of the 16 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in March 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 16 Aug Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Sat 12 Mar Nottm. Forest 0-0 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2010/2011 Sat 02 Oct Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 13 Feb Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Nottm. Forest 4 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2008/2009 Fri 26 Dec Nottm. Forest 2 - 4 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2008/2009 Tue 25 Nov Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Forest have conceded a disappointing 7 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

The away form of Doncaster Rovers is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 5 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottingham Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 33 matches.

Doncaster Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 32 games have yielded only 26 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 2 2 2 7 7 8
Doncaster Rovers 6 0 3 3 6 10 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Forest to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Doncaster Rovers Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.

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