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History of the Birmingham City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest travel to take on Birmingham City at St Andrew's on Saturday afternoon,

The last time the two teams met at Birmingham C. was back in January 2002, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 08 NovNottm. Forest1 - 1Birmingham C.CHMP
2001/2002Tue 01 JanBirmingham C.1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2001/2002Wed 17 OctNottm. Forest0 - 0Birmingham C.CHMP
2000/2001Mon 01 JanBirmingham C.0 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2000/2001Sat 26 AugNottm. Forest1 - 2Birmingham C.CHMP
1999/2000Sat 15 AprBirmingham C.0 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
1999/2000Tue 28 DecNottm. Forest1 - 0Birmingham C.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Birmingham City have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Blues have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Nottm. Forest however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Forest, and 10 goals against.

Birmingham C. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 57 points from 31 games. Nottm. Forest find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 31 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Birmingham C.6132476
Nottm. Forest6222998

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest are certainly at their peak on the road, though your FootyMad panel sees this as a stern test, and one from which they may have to settle for a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Birmingham C. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.