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History of the Nottingham Forest v Norwich City fixture

Nottm. Forest play host to Norwich City at City Ground at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 18 and lost only 7 of the 31 games.

The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was back in August 2003, over five years ago, with Nottm. Forest running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Fri 26 DecNorwich City1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Sat 30 AugNottm. Forest2-0Norwich CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 22 MarNottm. Forest4 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2002/2003Tue 29 OctNorwich City0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2001/2002Wed 26 DecNottm. Forest2 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2001/2002Sat 08 SepNorwich City1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2000/2001Sat 30 DecNottm. Forest0 - 0Norwich CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. Forest have conceded a disappointing 7 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Norwich City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Canaries have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 12 points from their 17 games thus far. Norwich City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 17 from their 17 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6141777
Norwich City621312137

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Nottm. Forest at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Forest will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Norwich City Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.