The match of 5th round between Blackburn и Nottingham Forest will take place at Ewood Park on 17 October 2020, Saturday.
The last meeting of these teams took place more than a month ago (1 January 2020) and ended with the victory of Nottingham Forest with a score 3-2.
The distance between the teams in the league table is 7 points.
Blackburn takes the 7th position in the league table with 7 points. This is the 4th of 46 team game in the tournament.
The difference with the nearest team on top is 2 points (Blackburn can score 126 points). In addition, the distance from the TOP-4 is 3 points (126 points are possible). The nearest pursuer is 1 point lower and has the opportunity to score 126 points additionally. The goal difference is 11:3. In additional, Blackburn has the best offensive record in the league.
Nottingham Forest takes the 23rd position in the league table with zero points. This is the 4th of 46 team game in the tournament.
The difference with the nearest team on top is 1 point (Nottingham Forest can score 126 points). The distance from the bottom league record is zero points. The nearest pursuer has the same number of points with Nottingham Forest and can score 126 points. The goal difference is 1:7. In addition, the Nottingham Forest offensive line is one of the worst in the tournament.
The team scored 15 points оn its own field in 10 last matches, with the following results 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses. The difference between scored and conceded goals is 21-17. The average number of goals is 2.1. The average number of cards in 10 last matches is 2.6.
The team has participated in 4 matches over the past two weeks. This can cause team fatigue and require the rotation of the main players.
Leading players in the last 15 matches in all tournaments: Adam Armstrong (12), Ben Brereton (3), Bradley Johnson (3), Joe Rothwell (2), Sam Gallagher (2), Derrick Williams (2), Tyrhys Dolan (2).
The team scored 10 points when playing away in 10 last matches, with the following results 2 wins, 4 draws и 4 losses. The difference between scored and conceded goals is 7-10. The average number of goals is 0.7. The average number of cards in 10 last matches is 2.7.
Leading players in the last 15 matches in all tournaments: Lewis Grabban (3), Joe Lolley (2), Sammy Ameobi (2), Ryan Yates (1), Tiago Silva (1), Tobias Figueiredo (1), Lyle Taylor (1).