FM Preview: Nottingham Forest v Derby County 30 Sep 2012

Last updated : 29 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Nottingham Forest v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Nottingham Forest at City Ground on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 42 games played, Rams have recorded 13 wins, and Nottingham Forest have come away with 19 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in September 2011, with Derby County inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Forest in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 13 Mar Derby County 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Nottm. Forest 1-2 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Derby County 0 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Wed 29 Dec Nottm. Forest 5 - 2 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Derby County 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 29 Aug Nottm. Forest 3 - 2 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Sat 21 Feb Nottm. Forest 1 - 3 Derby County Championship

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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. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Nottingham Forest's 10 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Derby County find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 8 points from their 7 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Nottingham Forest 6 1 3 2 9 12 6
Derby County 6 2 1 3 10 9 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Derby County on the road, and we believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Rams. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Nottingham Forest Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Derby County Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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