Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Stoke City at City Ground on Saturday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Forest are clearly on top, having won 26 and lost only 12 of the 51 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was less than a year ago, in April 2004, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Sep||Stoke City||0 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Apr||Nottm. Forest||0-0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||Stoke City||2 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Feb||Nottm. Forest||6 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Wed 25 Sep||Stoke City||2 - 2||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 21 Feb||Stoke City||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 27 Sep||Nottm. Forest||1 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Forest's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Stoke City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 3 goals scored and conceded.
Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 21 points from their 26 games thus far. Stoke City's 38 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been an indifferent run of form for the Forest of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Stoke City, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win
|Nottm. Forest||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Stoke City||4 games since last away draw.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.