FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Barnsley 06 Aug 2011

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Barnsley fixture

Barnsley face a trip to Nottingham Forest at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tykes will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 18 and win only 7 of the 35 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Nottm. Forest 2-2 Barnsley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 16 Oct Barnsley 3 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Tue 16 Mar Barnsley 2 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Tue 20 Oct Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr Barnsley 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2008/2009 Sat 29 Nov Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2005/2006 Fri 27 Jan Nottm. Forest 0 - 2 Barnsley League One

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Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Barnsley is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. The Tykes's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 4 1 1 15 8 13
Barnsley 6 1 3 2 6 7 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Barnsley are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from City Ground with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Barnsley Not won in previous 10 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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