FM Preview: Derby County v Cardiff City 27 Nov 2012

Last updated : 26 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Derby County at Pride Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 27 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 10 wins, and Derby County have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in November 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 17 Apr Cardiff City 2 - 0 Derby County Championship
2011/2012 Wed 02 Nov Derby County 0-3 Cardiff City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Cardiff City 4 - 1 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Derby County 1 - 2 Cardiff City Championship
2009/2010 Sun 02 May Derby County 2 - 0 Cardiff City Championship
2009/2010 Tue 29 Sep Cardiff City 6 - 1 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Wed 08 Apr Cardiff City 4 - 1 Derby County Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 6 conceded.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Bluebirds have hit 12 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County's 26 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 18 games giving them a return of 37 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 3 0 3 10 11 9
Cardiff City 6 4 0 2 14 9 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Bluebirds out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Derby County. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Cardiff City 9 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.

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