FootyMAD's Nottingham Forest match preview

Last updated : 12 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest fixture

Sheff. Utd. play host to Nottingham Forest at Bramall Lane on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 54 games played, The Blades have recorded 25 wins, and Nottm. Forest have come away with 18 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Sheff. Utd. was just over four years ago, in October 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 09 DecNottm. Forest0 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Tue 12 AprNottm. Forest1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Tue 19 OctSheff. Utd.1-1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Sat 03 AprSheff. Utd.1 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Sun 25 JanNottm. Forest0 - 3Sheff. Utd.FAC
2003/2004Sat 13 SepNottm. Forest3 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2002/2003Thu 15 MaySheff. Utd.4 - 3Nottm. ForestD1PO

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 13 goals have been scored by the The Blades in those games, with 7 conceded.

In complete contrast to Sheff. Utd., Nottm. Forest are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Forest have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 75 points from 42 games. Nottm. Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 45 points from 42 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.651014516
Nottm. Forest61236125

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Sheff. Utd. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the The Blades. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Nottm. Forest Not won in previous 3 away matches.