Nottingham Forest and Rotherham join forces at The City Ground in a match for the 29th round of the Championship. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 09-14-2016, the two teams drew (2-2). The record of recent direct matches favors the home team, who in the last 6 games won 2, drawn 3 and lost 1. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams show significantly different results in their matches in Home and away.
The home team is currently in 19th place with 30 points, after 8 wins, 6 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate game, won at home against Bristol City by (1-0). In the latter, he lost out against Leeds United by (2-0). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; Against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Nottingham Forest have clinched 12 points in 30 chances after 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in their last 10 games at their home stadium. The team conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 28 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 14 times and only managed 2 rounds.
After 4 wins, 4 draws and 20 losses, the visiting team is in 24th place, having won 16 points. In the last game, he lost to Barnsley at home (0-1), having lost in a previous game against Newcastle United (4-0). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 1 draw and 14 defeats as a visitor; Against 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 away games for the league Rotherham has scored 1 draw and 9 defeats, thus winning 1 point out of 30 possible.
Direct meetings between Nottingham and Rotherham
Slightly different from their opponents, the Rotherham side are one of the strong candidates to step down, remaining at the bottom of the table with 9 points from 23rd. Some of the most fragile points of the outfit are finalization, defensive organization, aerial game and mainly maintenance of possession of the ball. As well as playing away from home, Rotherham must give his opponent the lead, with the low lines, coming out to attack through fast transitions. Danny Ward is the player who deserves attention from the visitors: he scored a total of 9 goals in the championship. For this game, coach Paul Warne can not count on Clarke-Harris, Camp, Blackstock, Broadfoot and Price, injured, and still have doubts Newell, Belaid and Fisher.
Prediction: Nottingham win