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History of the Doncaster Rovers v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Forest have winning 52.94% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 28 NovNottm. Forest4 - 1Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
2008/2009Fri 26 DecNottm. Forest2 - 4Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
2008/2009Tue 25 NovDoncaster Rvs.0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2007/2008Fri 28 MarDoncaster Rvs.1 - 0Nottm. ForestLGE1
2007/2008Sat 20 OctNottm. Forest0 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
2006/2007Tue 06 MarNottm. Forest0 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 23 DecDoncaster Rvs.1 - 0Nottm. ForestLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.

Doncaster Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 28 matches. Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 55 points from 30 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Doncaster Rvs.6114494
Nottm. Forest6303959

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Forest has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Doncaster Rvs.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Doncaster Rvs. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.