Cardiff City travel to take on Derby County at Pride Park at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 19 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 7 wins, and Derby County have come away with 8 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Derby County was well over fifteen years ago, back in March 1986, the Rams carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Third Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Mon 25 Aug||Cardiff City||4 - 1||Derby County||LD1|
|1985/1986||Sat 01 Mar||Derby County||2 - 1||Cardiff City||DIV3|
|1985/1986||Sat 28 Sep||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Derby County||DIV3|
|1983/1984||Mon 23 Apr||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Derby County||DIV2|
|1983/1984||Tue 27 Dec||Derby County||2 - 3||Cardiff City||DIV2|
|1981/1982||Sat 01 May||Derby County||0 - 0||Cardiff City||DIV2|
|1981/1982||Fri 04 Dec||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Derby County||DIV2|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 8 conceded.
The Bluebirds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Bluebirds's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Derby County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 29 matches. Cardiff City's 42 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Cardiff City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Derby County. Away win
|Derby County||6 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Cardiff City||6 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.