History of the Nottingham Forest v Southampton fixture
Nottingham Forest are ready to welcome Southampton to City Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 32 and lost only 11 of the 55 games.
The previous match played between the two at City Ground was within the last three years, in May 2009, with Nottingham Forest running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Sep||Southampton||3 - 2||Nottm. Forest||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sun 03 May||Nottm. Forest||3-1||Southampton||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Dec||Southampton||0 - 2||Nottm. Forest||Championship|
|1998/1999||Mon 28 Dec||Nottm. Forest||1 - 1||Southampton||Premiership|
|1998/1999||Sat 29 Aug||Southampton||1 - 2||Nottm. Forest||Premiership|
|1996/1997||Sat 05 Apr||Nottm. Forest||1 - 3||Southampton||Premiership|
|1996/1997||Wed 04 Sep||Southampton||2 - 2||Nottm. Forest||Premiership|
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Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Forest have conceded a disappointing 9 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.
Southampton's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Saints have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Nottingham Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 25 games thus far.
Southampton are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 25 games giving them a return of 47 points.
Current overall team form
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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 Saints come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Nottingham Forest||Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
|Southampton||Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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