FootyMAD's Nottingham Forest match preview

Last updated : 07 August 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Reading v Nottingham Forest fixture

Reading prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2009, with Nottm. Forest inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Royals in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 28 FebReading0-1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2008/2009Sun 10 AugNottm. Forest0 - 0ReadingCHMP
2004/2005Sat 16 AprReading1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2004/2005Sat 20 NovNottm. Forest1 - 0ReadingCHMP
2003/2004Sat 17 JanNottm. Forest0 - 1ReadingCHMP
2003/2004Sat 16 AugReading3 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Fri 18 AprReading1 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Reading's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Royals have conceded a disappointing 8 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Nottm. Forest's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Forest have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest63309512

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Royals at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Forest come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Reading Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.