FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Doncaster Rovers 12 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Nottingham Forest prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 9 and lost only 2 of the 15 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in November 2009, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2007/2008 Fri 28 Mar Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest League One
2007/2008 Sat 20 Oct Nottm. Forest 0 - 0 Doncaster Rvs. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 5 conceded.

In complete contrast to Nottingham Forest, Doncaster Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Rovers have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottingham Forest's total of 59 points from their 36 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.

Doncaster Rovers find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 36 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 1 3 2 6 7 6
Doncaster Rovers 6 1 3 2 8 12 6

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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 Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Doncaster Rovers No win in the 2 most recent games.

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