FM Preview: Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest 08 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 56 games played, Forest have recorded 18 wins, and Sheffield United have come away with 25 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 28 Sep Nottm. Forest 1 - 1 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2009/2010 Tue 16 Feb Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2009/2010 Tue 08 Dec Sheff. Utd. 0-0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Mon 13 Apr Sheff. Utd. 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Tue 09 Dec Nottm. Forest 0 - 1 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2004/2005 Tue 12 Apr Nottm. Forest 1 - 1 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2004/2005 Tue 19 Oct Sheff. Utd. 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While The Blades have scored 4, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Nottingham Forest's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Forest's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Sheffield United are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 29 points from their 35 games thus far.

Nottingham Forest's total of 59 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 0 2 4 4 8 2
Nottingham Forest 6 1 3 2 5 6 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Nottingham Forest have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Sheffield United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United Failed to win in previous 8 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 15 most recent games.
Nottingham Forest Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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