Nottm. Forest face a trip to Sunderland at Stadium Of Light on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Forest will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 25 and win only 9 of the 47 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2004, the Black Cats carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Jan||Sunderland||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Nottm. Forest||2 - 0||Sunderland||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Wed 04 Mar||Nottm. Forest||0 - 3||Sunderland||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 08 Nov||Sunderland||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 22 Mar||Sunderland||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||PREM|
|1996/1997||Wed 21 Aug||Nottm. Forest||1 - 4||Sunderland||PREM|
|1993/1994||Sun 08 May||Nottm. Forest||2 - 2||Sunderland||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Sunderland are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Black Cats, with 5 goals against.
Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Forest's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.
Sunderland see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 8 points from their 7 games played so far, Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 5 points from their 7 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Black Cats. Home win
|Sunderland||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.|
|Nottm. Forest||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
No win in the 3 most recent games.