FootyMAD's Nottingham Forest match preview

Last updated : 02 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 52 games played, Blades have recorded 25 wins, and Nottm. Forest have come away with 17 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in May 2003, as the Blades squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 4-3 in an Div. One Play-Offs match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sun 25 JanNottm. Forest0 - 3Sheff. Utd.FAC
2003/2004Sat 13 SepNottm. Forest3 - 1Sheff. Utd.LD1
2002/2003Thu 15 MaySheff. Utd.4-3Nottm. ForestD1P
2002/2003Sat 10 MayNottm. Forest1 - 1Sheff. Utd.D1P
2002/2003Tue 15 AprSheff. Utd.1 - 0Nottm. ForestLD1
2002/2003Sat 02 NovNottm. Forest3 - 0Sheff. Utd.LD1
2001/2002Sat 19 JanSheff. Utd.0 - 0Nottm. ForestLD1

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Forest have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd.'s total of 63 points from their 39 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division One. Nottm. Forest find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 45 points from their 39 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6222758
Nottm. Forest631210910

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Blades's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Nottm. Forest. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.