Nottm. Forest play host to Cardiff City at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, Forest have recorded 9 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 6 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was just over four years ago, in September 2004, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Nottm. Forest||0-0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 31 Jan||Cardiff City||0 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 23 Aug||Nottm. Forest||1 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|1976/1977||Sat 23 Apr||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|1976/1977||Sat 27 Nov||Cardiff City||0 - 3||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1974/1975||Sat 22 Feb||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Forest have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Cardiff City's away form is none too clever either, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.
Nottm. Forest find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 12 games have yielded only 6 points. Cardiff City's total of 19 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Forest at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Bluebirds come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Nottm. Forest||Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.|
Not won in the 10 most recent games.
|Cardiff City||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.