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History of the Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace fixture

Nottm. Forest play host to Crystal Palace at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 18 wins out of 27 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was just over four years ago, in March 2004, as the Forest squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 13 MarNottm. Forest3-2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2003/2004Sat 13 DecCrystal Palace1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 08 FebNottm. Forest2 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2002/2003Sat 09 NovCrystal Palace0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2001/2002Thu 20 DecCrystal Palace1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2001/2002Sat 25 AugNottm. Forest4 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2000/2001Sun 14 JanNottm. Forest0 - 3Crystal PalaceCHMP

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. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Eagles have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm. Forest find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 5 points. Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 9 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest60153111
Crystal Palace6213897

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Nottm. Forest only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Not won in previous 7 away matches.