Can Forest resurrect their season?

We preview Forest's trip to Leeds this weekend.

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Leeds v Nottingham Forest, Saturday 27th October, 17:30

Having won five of their opening eight unbeaten games, while scoring two or more in six of them, Leeds have somewhat taken their foot off the throttle since.

They’ve only won two of their last six outings, though they’ve all been close with all but one being separated by a single strike or fewer, as they only once managed to register more than a solitary goal.

Both their victories across this spell came against the bottom two, Ipswich and Hull, and although their recent win will give them some confidence, they’re still just W1-D1-L1 at home in this time.

Nottingham Forest’s season has planned out as an almost complete polar opposite, winning only one of their opening seven fixtures – against 22nd-placed Reading – but going W4-D2-L1 from their last seven.

Indeed, the visitors have won two of three unbeaten road games across those recent matches, including a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough, while only ninth-placed Blackburn were able to stop the clean sweep in that time.

The Whites have won just two of their six meetings with top-half opposition this season, including a defeat to Birmingham and a goalless stalemate with joint-leaders Middlesbrough in the only two of these at Elland Road.

Kemar Roofe to score anytime at 2.10*

Meanwhile, against similar opposition, Forest have drawn six of their eight matches this season, including four of five on the road.

Although they’re in the better form of the two, we’re not convinced they have enough about them to down Leeds on the road.

All but two of the visitors’ games this season have been separated by a strike or less, while half of the eight meetings between the two sides have ended in a stalemate since December 2014.

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