Nottm. Forest face a trip to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 27 games played, Forest have recorded 6 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2008, with Nottm. Forest inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Eagles in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 28 Oct||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Nottm. Forest||0 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Mar||Nottm. Forest||3 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Dec||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Feb||Nottm. Forest||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 09 Nov||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Thu 20 Dec||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Eagles have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
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 6 goals for and 4 against.
Crystal Palace find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 16 points from their 12 matches. Nottm. Forest lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 22 from their 13 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nottm. Forest are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Crystal Palace||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Nottm. Forest||Undefeated in last 9 away games.|
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.