FootyMAD's Nottingham Forest match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 24th October 2008
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Nottingham Forest take on Cardiff City in a Championship match on Saturday, 25th October 2008 at 15:00.
Cardiff City travel to take on Nottingham Forest at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 6 wins, and Nottm. Forest have come away with 9 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was just over four years ago, in September 2004, 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:|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||Cardiff City||3 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 31 Jan||Cardiff City||0 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 23 Aug||Nottm. Forest||1 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|1976/1977||Sat 23 Apr||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|1976/1977||Sat 27 Nov||Cardiff City||0 - 3||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1974/1975||Sat 22 Feb||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Cardiff City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Forest have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Cardiff City's away form is none too clever either, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.
Nottm. Forest find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 12 games have yielded only 6 points. Cardiff City's total of 19 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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 ...
Its been an indifferent run of form for the Bluebirds of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at City Ground with Cardiff City coasting to victory. Away win
|Nottm. Forest||Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.|
Not won in the 10 most recent games.
|Cardiff City||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.
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