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History of the Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United fixture

Nottm. Forest play host to Newcastle United at City Ground at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 50 games played, Forest have recorded 19 wins, and Newcastle Utd. have come away with 17 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was more than a decade ago, in March 1999, with Newcastle Utd. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Forest in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1998/1999Wed 10 MarNottm. Forest1-2Newcastle Utd.PREM
1998/1999Sat 26 SepNewcastle Utd.2 - 0Nottm. ForestPREM
1996/1997Sun 11 MayNewcastle Utd.5 - 0Nottm. ForestPREM
1996/1997Sun 26 JanNewcastle Utd.1 - 2Nottm. ForestFAC
1996/1997Mon 09 DecNottm. Forest0 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
1995/1996Thu 02 MayNottm. Forest1 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
1995/1996Sat 23 DecNewcastle Utd.3 - 1Nottm. ForestPREM

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Magpies have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Magpies, and 5 goals against.

Nottm. Forest's 16 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Newcastle Utd. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 11 games giving them a return of 24 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest63126410
Newcastle Utd.6222968

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 13 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Newcastle Utd. 6 games since last away draw.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.