FootyMAD's Derby County match preview

Last updated : 05 May 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Leeds United fixture

Leeds Utd. face a trip to Derby County at Pride Park at lunchtime on Sunday, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 19 of the 51 previous games, with the hosts winning just 18.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2006, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 09 DecLeeds Utd.0 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 11 FebDerby County0 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Wed 28 SepLeeds Utd.3 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Wed 26 JanDerby County2 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 07 AugLeeds Utd.1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2001/2002Sat 27 AprDerby County0 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sun 23 SepLeeds Utd.3 - 0Derby CountyPREM

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.

The away form of Leeds Utd. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Whites have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Derby County are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 81 points from 45 games. Leeds Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 46 points from their 45 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6222678
Leeds Utd.63127610

FootyMad's prediction ...

Whites are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Derby County. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Leeds Utd. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.