FM Preview: Southampton v Nottingham Forest 10 Sep 2011

Last updated : 09 September 2011

Footymad preview History of the Southampton v Nottingham Forest fixture

Southampton are ready to welcome Nottingham Forest to St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 53 games played, Saints have recorded 24 wins, and Nottingham Forest have come away with 15 victories.

The previous match played between the two at St. Marys was within the last three years, in December 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2008/2009 Sun 03 May Nottm. Forest 3 - 1 Southampton Championship
2008/2009 Sat 20 Dec Southampton 0-2 Nottm. Forest Championship
1998/1999 Mon 28 Dec Nottm. Forest 1 - 1 Southampton Premiership
1998/1999 Sat 29 Aug Southampton 1 - 2 Nottm. Forest Premiership
1996/1997 Sat 05 Apr Nottm. Forest 1 - 3 Southampton Premiership
1996/1997 Wed 04 Sep Southampton 2 - 2 Nottm. Forest Premiership
1995/1996 Sat 13 Jan Nottm. Forest 1 - 0 Southampton Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Southampton could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. During these games, Saints have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 3.

Nottingham Forest's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Forest, and 10 goals against.

Southampton are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 12 points from the 5 games they have played so far.

Nottingham Forest find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 5 points from their 5 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southampton 6 5 0 1 16 7 15
Nottingham Forest 6 2 2 2 11 12 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Saints to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southampton Won 12 successive home games.
14 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 17 .
Nottingham Forest 11 games since last away draw.

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