Nottingham Forest v Blackpool: FA Cup stat pack

LONDON, UK - OCTOBER 15TH 2015: The club crest on a Nottingham Forest FC shirt, on 15th October 2015. - Image ID: HG5GMR

Nottingham Forest play host to League One side Blackpool in the 3rd round of the FA Cup on Sunday.

Forest go into the game 15th in the Premier League having won their last two outings, while Blackpool are 8th in League One. Back Nottingham Forest to win the cup tie at 2/5 with bet365.

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Nottingham Forest v Blackpool stat pack

Ahead of the clash, several stats of note regarding both teams have emerged:

  • The only previous FA Cup meeting between Nottingham Forest and Blackpool came at this stage of the competition last season, with Blackpool winning 4-1 at home.
  • Blackpool have lost their past two away games against Nottingham Forest in all competitions, last winning at the City Ground in November 2013 (1-0 in the Championship).
  • None of Nottingham Forest’s past 17 FA Cup matches have finished level, with Forest winning seven and losing 10 games. They have won five of their past six at home in the competition, losing most recently to Liverpool in March 2022.
  • Blackpool are looking to reach the FA Cup fourth round in consecutive campaigns for the first time since 1969/70 and 1970/71.
Josh Barker

Josh Barker

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