FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 16 March 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Nottingham Forest v Burnley fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Burnley at City Ground on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 26 and lost only 8 of the 44 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in April 2003, with Nottm. Forest running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 16 SepBurnley0 - 3Nottm. ForestLD1
2002/2003Mon 21 AprNottm. Forest2-0BurnleyLD1
2002/2003Sat 07 DecBurnley1 - 0Nottm. ForestLD1
2001/2002Sat 16 FebBurnley1 - 1Nottm. ForestLD1
2001/2002Sat 13 OctNottm. Forest1 - 0BurnleyLD1
2000/2001Sat 02 DecBurnley1 - 0Nottm. ForestLD1
2000/2001Wed 25 OctNottm. Forest5 - 0BurnleyLD1

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Forest's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Burnley is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Clarets have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Nottm. Forest find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 41 points from their 36 matches. Burnley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 40 points from 36 matches.

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

Nottm. Forest are not exactly setting the world alight at City Ground at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Burnley in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Burnley Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.