Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 8 and lost only 2 of the 14 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in December 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Fri 26 Dec||Nottm. Forest||2-4||Doncaster Rvs.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 25 Nov||Doncaster Rvs.||0 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Fri 28 Mar||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 20 Oct||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Doncaster Rvs.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Tue 06 Mar||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Doncaster Rvs.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Mar||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 2||Nottm. Forest||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.
The away form of Doncaster Rvs. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Rovers have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Nottm. Forest's 26 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Doncaster Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 17 matches.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Forest's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Doncaster Rvs.. Home Win
|Nottm. Forest||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Doncaster Rvs.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.