Nottingham Forest supporters put their faith in manager S. Cooper to deliver victory against Blackpool

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Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: The City Ground (30603 seats)

Faithful supporters at The City Ground haven’t seen many wins this season, with Nottingham Forest struggling in the 17th position. The visiting Blackpool will believe to protect their higher league spot in this match.

Insights:
  • Nottingham Forest have the fewest points (1) at home in Championship
  • Blackpool have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Nottingham Forest form and stats

Nottingham Forest, who have the fewest points (1) at home in Championship, have collected 1 point from their Championship home games so far after 0-1-4.

A strong away win for Nottingham against Birmingham City the last match, as Djed Spence, Lewis Grabban and Ryan Yates were on target. Nottingham goalkeeper Brice Samba did an outstanding job against Birmingham City with eight saves, so vital to securing the victory. The goalie Brice Samba was named most valuable player of the team in that game, scoring 9.15 out of ten. Samba stopped the opponent with eight saves and topped it up with a clean sheet.

In the game before, an away victory match versus Barnsley with a 3-1 scoreline.

The hosts are modest favourites in this match, with the bookmakers estimating the chance of a home win at about 50% +- five percent. It's interesting to look at how Nottingham have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found twelve games) they have won five times, drawn three and lost four.

Nottingham are traveling soon after this match as the Championship match at Bristol City awaits in three days.

Nottingham aren't scoring a lot here at The City Ground in the league, with only 4 goals from 5 games. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 9 goals have been conceded.

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Blackpool form and stats

The visitors are W1-D3-L1 on the road this term. That's in the Championship.

Impressive finishing from Jerry Yates and Shayne Lavery secured the home win 2-1 against Blackburn Rovers in their previous game. Jerry Yates came off the bench to score the winning goal in the match against Blackburn Rovers last time out, making the manager N. Critchley feel like a tactical genius. Defender Luke Garbutt was the best team player with a rating of 7.35. Garbutt won 5 of 7 duels.

Ahead of that match was the away draw versus Hull City that ended 1-1.

We have checked recent matches where Blackpool have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those eight games were two victories, three draws and three defeats.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only four days as another away game awaits: The Championship trip to Reading.

Blackpool have scored 7 goals on their travels this season, from 5 away games in the league. 7 goals have been conceded by Blackpool in these games.

Head 2 Head

Previous ten meetings featuring these squads: Nottingham won two, Blackpool were winners in three and we saw five draws. five games with over 2,5 goals, five matches with under 2,5 goals.

Top Goalscorers

BlackpoolS. Lavery
S. Lavery
5 goals
Nottingham ForestL. Grabban
L. Grabban
4 goals
NottinghamB. Johnson
B. Johnson
2 goals

Nottingham Forest missing players

Blackpool missing players

Nottingham Forest Blackpool
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
11 5 2 Played P 1 5 11
3 0 0 Won W 0 1 4
2 1 1 Drew D 1 3 3
6 4 1 Lost L 0 1 4
14 4 1 Scored S 1 7 11
14 9 3 Conceded C 1 7 14
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
91% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 73%
55% 60% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 60% 45%
9% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 9%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
64% 80% 50% BTTS BTTS 100% 100% 55%
18% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 18%
18% 20% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 27%
 
4.4 4.4 4.5 Corners for (avg) C F 3 3.6 4.1
4.4 4 5.5 Corners against (avg) C A 9 7.2 6.3
1.5 1.6 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2 1.8
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
10.5 11.4 12.5 Shots (avg) S ( 10 9.8 10.3
3.5 2.8 1.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 2.8 2.9
37% 29% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 50% 34%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • All of Blackpool's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • All of Nottingham Forest's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Blackpool have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Blackpool have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Blackpool have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Blackpool haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Nottingham Forest have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored at home.
  • Nottingham Forest have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • Nottingham Forest have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Nottingham Forest have the fewest points (1) at home in Championship
  • Nottingham Forest have yet to win a game at home.
  • Nottingham Forest haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 AFC Bournemouth 11 7 4 0 18 8 6 4 2 0 13 7 5 3 2 0 5 1 10 25
2 West Bromwich Albion 11 6 4 1 20 9 5 3 2 0 10 4 6 3 2 1 10 5 11 22
3 Coventry City 11 7 1 3 16 12 6 6 0 0 14 3 5 1 1 3 2 9 4 22
4 Stoke City 11 6 3 2 15 11 6 5 1 0 10 4 5 1 2 2 5 7 4 21
5 Fulham 11 6 2 3 23 13 5 3 1 1 10 4 6 3 1 2 13 9 10 20
6 Queens Park Rangers 11 5 3 3 22 16 6 3 2 1 11 7 5 2 1 2 11 9 6 18
7 Huddersfield Town 11 5 2 4 16 14 5 3 0 2 9 9 6 2 2 2 7 5 2 17
8 Blackburn Rovers 11 4 4 3 19 14 5 3 1 1 12 6 6 1 3 2 7 8 5 16
9 Bristol City 11 4 4 3 14 13 5 0 4 1 3 4 6 4 0 2 11 9 1 16
10 Reading 11 5 1 5 17 19 5 3 1 1 11 8 6 2 0 4 6 11 -2 16
11 Millwall 11 3 6 2 11 11 5 2 2 1 6 5 6 1 4 1 5 6 0 15
12 Blackpool 11 4 3 4 11 14 6 3 0 3 4 7 5 1 3 1 7 7 -3 15
13 Luton Town 11 3 5 3 18 16 6 2 3 1 11 8 5 1 2 2 7 8 2 14
14 Sheffield United 11 3 3 5 14 16 5 2 1 2 10 7 6 1 2 3 4 9 -2 12
15 Middlesbrough 11 3 3 5 11 13 5 2 1 2 8 7 6 1 2 3 3 6 -2 12
16 Birmingham City 11 3 3 5 10 15 6 1 2 3 3 9 5 2 1 2 7 6 -5 12
17 Nottingham Forest 11 3 2 6 14 14 5 0 1 4 4 9 6 3 1 2 10 5 0 11
18 Preston North End 11 2 5 4 12 15 5 2 2 1 7 7 6 0 3 3 5 8 -3 11
19 Swansea City 11 2 5 4 9 14 5 1 3 1 2 3 6 1 2 3 7 11 -5 11
20 Cardiff City 11 3 2 6 12 19 6 1 1 4 5 10 5 2 1 2 7 9 -7 11
21 Hull City 11 2 3 6 8 15 6 1 2 3 4 8 5 1 1 3 4 7 -7 9
22 Barnsley 11 1 5 5 7 14 6 1 2 3 3 6 5 0 3 2 4 8 -7 8
23 Peterborough United 11 2 2 7 12 23 6 2 2 2 9 7 5 0 0 5 3 16 -11 8
24 Derby County 11 3 5 3 7 8 6 2 4 0 5 3 5 1 1 3 2 5 -1 2

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.