FootyMAD's Nottingham Forest match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest fixture

Cardiff City prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Ninian Park on Monday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 10 and lost only 2 of the 17 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ninian Park was less than a year ago, in January 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:
2004/2005Sat 11 SepNottm. Forest0 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 31 JanCardiff City0-0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Sat 23 AugNottm. Forest1 - 2Cardiff CityCHMP
1976/1977Sat 23 AprNottm. Forest0 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
1976/1977Sat 27 NovCardiff City0 - 3Nottm. ForestCHMP
1974/1975Sat 22 FebNottm. Forest0 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
1974/1975Sat 16 NovCardiff City2 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Cardiff City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Nottm. Forest is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Forest have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cardiff City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 27 matches. Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 27 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cardiff City6222668
Nottm. Forest62137107

FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City are not exactly setting the world alight at Ninian Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Nottm. Forest in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Cardiff City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Nottm. Forest Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.