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History of the Nottingham Forest v Derby County fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Derby County at City Ground at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 38 games played, Forest have recorded 17 wins, and Derby County have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was earlier this season, with Derby County inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Forest in a F.A. Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Wed 04 FebNottm. Forest2-3Derby CountyFAC
2008/2009Fri 23 JanDerby County1 - 1Nottm. ForestFAC
2008/2009Sun 02 NovDerby County1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Sat 26 FebNottm. Forest2 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Sat 11 DecDerby County3 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Sat 20 MarDerby County4 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Sat 27 SepNottm. Forest1 - 1Derby CountyCHMP

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 generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Nottm. Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 34 points from 33 matches. Derby County find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 38 points from their 31 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest61147124
Derby County640213912

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Forest of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Derby County, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Derby County 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.