Date: 3rd December 2009 at 12:22pm
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Saturday sees the short visit up the M1 motorway for Leicester, as they travel to Nottingham Forest for their latest Championship fixture.

The local derby pits 3rd place against 4th in the division, with three points vital towards potential promtion hopes for both sides.

Leicester have struggled immensely playing away at Forest, and have not won a league match at the City Ground for 38 years.

Past nine meetings:

2007/8:

(League Cup)
Nottingham Forest 2-3 Leicester City
Smith (1), Tyson (64) – Sheehan (31), Stearman (88), Clemence (90)

2004/5:

Leicester City 0-1 Nottingham Forest
Taylor (41)

Nottingham Forest 1-1 Leicester City
Dawson (57) – Connolly (90)

2002/3:

Leicester City 1-0 Nottingham Forest
Wright (37)

Nottingham Forest 2-2 Leicester City
Johnson (76), Lester (90) – Deane (23), Dickov (41)

1998/9:

Nottingham Forest 1-0 Leicester City
Bart-Williams (76)

Leicester City 3-1 Nottingham Forest
Heskey (43), Elliott (55), Guppy (75) – Van Hooijdonk (14)

1996/7:

Leicester City 2-2 Nottingham Forest
Heskey (10), Izzet (73) – Clough (37), Cooper (87)

Nottingham Forest 0-0 Leicester City

Total:

Nottingham Forest: 35
Draw: 21
Leicester: 36