FM Preview: Swansea City v Nottingham Forest 19 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Swansea City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2009, with Nottingham Forest inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Swans in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Nottm. Forest 3 - 1 Swansea City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 06 Mar Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Swansea City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 12 Dec Swansea City 0-1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sat 07 Mar Nottm. Forest 1 - 1 Swansea City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 16 Aug Swansea City 3 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2007/2008 Tue 29 Jan Nottm. Forest 0 - 0 Swansea City League One
2007/2008 Sat 18 Aug Swansea City 0 - 0 Nottm. Forest League One

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Recent respective form guides

Swansea City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Swans, with 4 goals against.

Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Swansea City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 63 points from 37 games.

Nottingham Forest's total of 60 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Swansea City 6 3 1 2 9 4 10
Nottingham Forest 6 0 4 2 4 6 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Swans, as the Forest have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swansea City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Nottingham Forest Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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