Nottm. Forest play host to Southampton at City Ground on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 31 and lost only 11 of the 54 games.
The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was more than a decade ago, in December 1998, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Dec||Southampton||0 - 2||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Mon 28 Dec||Nottm. Forest||1-1||Southampton||PREM|
|1998/1999||Sat 29 Aug||Southampton||1 - 2||Nottm. Forest||PREM|
|1996/1997||Sat 05 Apr||Nottm. Forest||1 - 3||Southampton||PREM|
|1996/1997||Wed 04 Sep||Southampton||2 - 2||Nottm. Forest||PREM|
|1995/1996||Sat 13 Jan||Nottm. Forest||1 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
|1995/1996||Sat 19 Aug||Southampton||3 - 4||Nottm. Forest||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Southampton have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Saints have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Nottm. Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 50 points from 45 matches. Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 45 points from their 45 games thus far.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Forest's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Southampton. Home Win
|Nottm. Forest||4 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Southampton||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.