FM Preview: Derby County v Leeds United 12 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 11th April 2011
The game between Derby County and Leeds United in the Championship on 12th April 2011 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Derby County v Leeds United fixture
Leeds United pack their bags to visit Derby County at Pride Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 53 games played, Whites have recorded 19 wins, and Derby County have come away with 20 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Pride Park was within the last three years, in November 2008, the Rams carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 07 Aug||Leeds Utd.||1 - 2||Derby County||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 11 Nov||Derby County||2-1||Leeds Utd.||League Cup|
|2006/2007||Sun 06 May||Derby County||2 - 0||Leeds Utd.||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Leeds Utd.||0 - 1||Derby County||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Feb||Derby County||0 - 0||Leeds Utd.||Championship|
|2005/2006||Wed 28 Sep||Leeds Utd.||3 - 1||Derby County||Championship|
|2004/2005||Wed 26 Jan||Derby County||2 - 0||Leeds Utd.||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Derby County's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Rams have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Leeds United's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Whites have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Derby County are currently lying in 19th place in Npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 45 from their 40 matches played.
Leeds United's total of 64 points from their 40 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Although Leeds United have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Derby County. Away win
|Derby County||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Leeds United||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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