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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Nottm. Forest||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Tue 01 Jan||Birmingham C.||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Wed 17 Oct||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Birmingham C.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Mon 01 Jan||Birmingham C.||0 - 2||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 26 Aug||Nottm. Forest||1 - 2||Birmingham C.||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 15 Apr||Birmingham C.||0 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Tue 28 Dec||Nottm. Forest||1 - 0||Birmingham 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.
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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
|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.