FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Barnsley 06 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 5th August 2011
The game between Nottingham Forest and Barnsley in the Championship on 6th August 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
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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
|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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