Nottm. Forest play host to Southend United at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 2 of the previous 3 games.
The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was more than a decade ago, in December 1993, with Nottm. Forest running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sun 09 Oct||Southend Utd.||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||LGE1|
|1993/1994||Sun 19 Dec||Nottm. Forest||2-0||Southend Utd.||CHMP|
|1993/1994||Sun 15 Aug||Southend Utd.||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1950/1951||Sat 28 Apr||Nottm. Forest||3 - 0||Southend Utd.||D3S|
|1950/1951||Tue 10 Apr||Southend Utd.||3 - 2||Nottm. Forest||D3S|
|1949/1950||Sat 15 Apr||Nottm. Forest||1 - 2||Southend Utd.||D3S|
|1949/1950||Sat 28 Jan||Southend Utd.||2 - 3||Nottm. Forest||D3S|
Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 3 conceded.
Southend Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Shrimpers, and 6 goals against.
Nottm. Forest's 24 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Southend Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 33 points from 17 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nottm. Forest are starting to turn City Ground into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occassion. Score draw
|Nottm. Forest||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Southend Utd.||9 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.