FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Ipswich Town 19 Nov 2011

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Ipswich Town fixture

Nottingham Forest prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 19 and lost only 6 of the 32 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in October 2010, with Nottingham Forest running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Mon 03 Jan Ipswich Town 0 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Nottm. Forest 2-0 Ipswich Town Championship
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Nottm. Forest 3 - 0 Ipswich Town Championship
2009/2010 Tue 15 Sep Ipswich Town 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Wed 18 Feb Ipswich Town 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Tue 21 Oct Nottm. Forest 1 - 1 Ipswich Town Championship
2004/2005 Sat 12 Mar Ipswich Town 6 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Forest's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Ipswich Town's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Tractor Boys have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottingham Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 16 matches.

Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 20 points from their 15 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 3 0 3 5 6 9
Ipswich Town 6 2 1 3 9 11 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Nottingham Forest at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Forest will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
Ipswich Town Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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