Nottm. Forest play host to Barnsley at City Ground on Friday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 16 and lost only 6 of the 31 games.
The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was just over four years ago, in January 2002, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Barnsley||2 - 0||Nottm. Forest||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 12 Jan||Nottm. Forest||0-0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 18 Aug||Barnsley||2 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Wed 07 Mar||Nottm. Forest||1 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 14 Oct||Barnsley||3 - 4||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 30 Oct||Barnsley||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Fri 01 Oct||Nottm. Forest||3 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Forest, with 1 goals against.
Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Tykes's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.
Nottm. Forest's 40 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Barnsley's total of 45 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League One.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nottm. Forest may be coming up against a decent side in Barnsley, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Forest. Home Win
|Nottm. Forest||Unbeaten in the last 13 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Barnsley||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.