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History of the Nottingham Forest v Barnsley fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Barnsley at City Ground on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 7 of the 33 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in November 2008, the Forest carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 04 AprBarnsley1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Sat 29 NovNottm. Forest1-0BarnsleyCHMP
2005/2006Fri 27 JanNottm. Forest0 - 2BarnsleyLGE1
2005/2006Sat 10 SepBarnsley2 - 0Nottm. ForestLGE1
2001/2002Sat 12 JanNottm. Forest0 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
2001/2002Sat 18 AugBarnsley2 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2000/2001Wed 07 MarNottm. Forest1 - 0BarnsleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 5 conceded.

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Tykes's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Nottm. Forest lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 19 points from their 12 games so far. Barnsley are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 14 from their 12 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Barnsley is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Forest in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest 14 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Barnsley 8 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.