FM Preview: Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest 26 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th November 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Cardiff City and Nottingham Forest at 15:00 on 26th November 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest fixture
Cardiff City prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 3 of the 21 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Cardiff City Stadium was just last season, in November 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 19 Feb||Nottm. Forest||2 - 1||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 20 Nov||Cardiff City||0-2||Nottm. Forest||Championship|
|2009/2010||Mon 05 Apr||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sun 01 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 31 Jan||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Nottm. Forest||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Oct||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Nottm. Forest||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Cardiff City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 6 conceded.
Nottingham Forest have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Forest have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 31 points from 18 games.
Nottingham Forest find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 17 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Cardiff City may be coming up against a decent side in Nottingham Forest, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bluebirds. Home Win
|Cardiff City||Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
|Nottingham Forest||17 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 16 outings ago.
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