FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 12 November 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Burnley v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 25 and win only 8 of the 47 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Wed 17 MarNottm. Forest1 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2003/2004Tue 16 SepBurnley0 - 3Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Mon 21 AprNottm. Forest2 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2002/2003Sat 07 DecBurnley1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2001/2002Sat 16 FebBurnley1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2001/2002Sat 13 OctNottm. Forest1 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2000/2001Sat 02 DecBurnley1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Burnley have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Clarets have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Forest's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Burnley find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 21 points from their 18 matches. Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 14 points from their 18 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest621312117

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Clarets, as the Forest have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest 4 games since last away draw.