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:|
|1998/1999||Wed 10 Mar||Nottm. Forest||1-2||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|1998/1999||Sat 26 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Nottm. Forest||PREM|
|1996/1997||Sun 11 May||Newcastle Utd.||5 - 0||Nottm. Forest||PREM|
|1996/1997||Sun 26 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Nottm. Forest||FAC|
|1996/1997||Mon 09 Dec||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|1995/1996||Thu 02 May||Nottm. Forest||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|1995/1996||Sat 23 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||Nottm. Forest||PREM|
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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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
|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.