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History of the Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Sheffield United at City Ground on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 56 games played, Forest have recorded 24 wins, and Sheff. Utd. have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in December 2008, with Sheff. Utd. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Forest in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 08 DecSheff. Utd.0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Mon 13 AprSheff. Utd.0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Tue 09 DecNottm. Forest0-1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Tue 12 AprNottm. Forest1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Tue 19 OctSheff. Utd.1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Sat 03 AprSheff. Utd.1 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Sun 25 JanNottm. Forest0 - 3Sheff. Utd.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Forest have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.

In complete contrast to Nottm. Forest, Sheff. Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the The Blades have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 55 points from 31 games. Sheff. Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 45 from their 31 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6303959
Sheff. Utd.6213897

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nottm. Forest may be coming up against a decent side in Sheff. Utd., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Forest. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.