FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

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Last updated : 26 February 2010
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History of the Leicester City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest travel to take on Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 25 and win only 8 of the 46 games.

The last time the two teams met at Leicester City was just over four years ago, in March 2005, with Nottm. Forest inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Foxes in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 05 DecNottm. Forest5 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2007/2008Tue 18 SepNottm. Forest2 - 3Leicester CityLGEC
2004/2005Sat 05 MarLeicester City0 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Fri 17 DecNottm. Forest1 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2002/2003Tue 08 AprLeicester City1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 26 OctNottm. Forest2 - 2Leicester CityCHMP
1998/1999Sun 16 MayNottm. Forest1 - 0Leicester CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Foxes in those games, with 4 conceded.

The away form of Nottm. Forest is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Leicester City's total of 51 points from their 32 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Nottm. Forest are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 61 points from the 33 games they have played so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City633010412
Nottm. Forest6303449

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Foxes, as the Forest have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Nottm. Forest Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.

Nottingham Forest Match Reports

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