FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City 19 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 18th February 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Nottingham Forest take on Cardiff City in a Championship match on Saturday, 19th February 2011 at 15:00.
Cardiff City face a trip to Nottingham Forest at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 7 wins, and Nottm. Forest have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 20 Nov||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Mon 05 Apr||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sun 01 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 31 Jan||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Oct||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Forest, with 5 goals against.
In complete contrast to Nottm. Forest, Cardiff City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 53 points from 30 games. Cardiff City are holding the final promotion place in the Npower Championship, and have accumulated 55 points from the 31 games they have played so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Forest, as the Bluebirds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Nottm. Forest||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Cardiff City||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
6 games since last defeat.
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