History of the Nottingham Forest v Portsmouth fixture
Portsmouth face a trip to Nottingham Forest at City Ground at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pompey will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was just last season, in January 2011, the Forest carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 05 Nov||Portsmouth||3 - 0||Nottm. Forest||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 15 Jan||Nottm. Forest||2-1||Portsmouth||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Portsmouth||2 - 1||Nottm. Forest||Championship|
|2003/2004||Wed 29 Oct||Nottm. Forest||2 - 4||Portsmouth||League Cup|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Dec||Nottm. Forest||1 - 2||Portsmouth||League Division One|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 Aug||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Nottm. Forest||League Division One|
|2001/2002||Wed 30 Jan||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Portsmouth||League Division One|
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Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
The away form of Portsmouth is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pompey have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Nottingham Forest are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 47 points from 45 matches.
Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 40 points from their 45 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Forest, as the Pompey have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Nottingham Forest||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Portsmouth||Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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