FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 16 December 2004 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Nottingham Forest v Leicester City fixture

Nottm. Forest are ready to welcome Leicester City to City Ground on Friday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 27 and lost only 10 of the 45 games.

The previous match played between the two at City Ground was within the last three years, in October 2002, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Tue 08 AprLeicester City1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 26 OctNottm. Forest2-2Leicester CityCHMP
1998/1999Sun 16 MayNottm. Forest1 - 0Leicester CityPREM
1998/1999Sat 12 DecLeicester City3 - 1Nottm. ForestPREM
1996/1997Sat 28 DecLeicester City2 - 2Nottm. ForestPREM
1996/1997Sat 07 SepNottm. Forest0 - 0Leicester CityPREM
1994/1995Sat 11 MarLeicester City2 - 4Nottm. ForestPREM

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Foxes have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 3 have been let in at the wrong end.

Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 20 points from their 23 games thus far. Leicester City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 31 points from their 23 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest62046116
Leicester City63127410

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Leicester City Undefeated in last 6 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.