Derby County face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 26 games played, Rams have recorded 9 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Apr||Barnsley||0 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Tue 15 Sep||Derby County||2 - 3||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Mar||Derby County||0 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 30 Aug||Barnsley||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 31 Mar||Barnsley||1 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Wed 01 Nov||Derby County||2 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sun 28 Dec||Barnsley||1 - 0||Derby County||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Tykes in those games, with 4 conceded.
The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Rams have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Barnsley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 10 points from their 6 games so far. Derby County are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 4 points from their 6 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rams are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Barnsley. Home win
|Barnsley||Won 3 successive home games.|
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Derby County||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.