Nottm. Forest face a trip to Cardiff City at Ninian Park at tea-time on Sunday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 2 of the 19 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2009, with Cardiff City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 31 Jan||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Oct||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 6 conceded.
The Forest have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The Forest's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 26 points from 14 games. Nottm. Forest's 23 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Forest could well see them head back from Ninian Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Cardiff City||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Nottm. Forest||Undefeated in last 10 away games.|
7 games since last defeat.