FM Preview: West Ham United v Nottingham Forest 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the West Ham United v Nottingham Forest fixture

West Ham United prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Hammers are clearly on top, having won 35 and lost only 11 of the 56 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boleyn Ground was less than a year ago, in January 2011, as the Hammers squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 28 Aug Nottm. Forest 1 - 4 West Ham Utd. Championship
2010/2011 Sun 30 Jan West Ham Utd. 3-2 Nottm. Forest F.A. Cup
2004/2005 Sun 26 Dec West Ham Utd. 3 - 2 Nottm. Forest Championship
2004/2005 Sun 26 Sep Nottm. Forest 2 - 1 West Ham Utd. Championship
2003/2004 Sun 28 Dec Nottm. Forest 0 - 2 West Ham Utd. League Division One
2003/2004 Wed 22 Oct West Ham Utd. 1 - 1 Nottm. Forest League Division One
2002/2003 Sat 04 Jan West Ham Utd. 3 - 2 Nottm. Forest F.A. Cup

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

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Hammers in those games, with 5 conceded.

In complete contrast to West Ham United, Nottingham Forest are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Forest have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

West Ham United are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 50 points from the 26 games they have played so far.

Nottingham Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 26 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Ham United 6 3 1 2 5 4 10
Nottingham Forest 6 1 1 4 3 10 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for West Ham United fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Hammers. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Ham United 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Nottingham Forest An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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