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History of the Nottingham Forest v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 8 of the 12 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in March 2007, with Doncaster Rvs. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Forest in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 06 MarNottm. Forest0-1Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 23 DecDoncaster Rvs.1 - 0Nottm. ForestLGE1
2005/2006Sat 18 MarDoncaster Rvs.1 - 2Nottm. ForestLGE1
2005/2006Mon 26 DecNottm. Forest4 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
2004/2005Tue 26 OctDoncaster Rvs.0 - 2Nottm. ForestLGEC
1997/1998Wed 27 AugNottm. Forest2 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LGEC
1997/1998Mon 11 AugDoncaster Rvs.0 - 8Nottm. ForestLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

The away form of Doncaster Rvs. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Rovers have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 19 points from 10 games. Doncaster Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 14 points from their 11 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest641115513
Doncaster Rvs.631211710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest are not exactly setting the world alight at City Ground at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Doncaster Rvs. in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest 6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Doncaster Rvs. Not won in previous 3 away matches.