FM Preview: Barnsley v Derby County 18 Sep 2010

Last updated : 17 September 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Barnsley v Derby County fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 10 AprBarnsley0 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2009/2010Tue 15 SepDerby County2 - 3BarnsleyCHMP
2008/2009Sat 21 MarDerby County0 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
2008/2009Sat 30 AugBarnsley2 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2006/2007Sat 31 MarBarnsley1 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2006/2007Wed 01 NovDerby County2 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
1997/1998Sun 28 DecBarnsley1 - 0Derby CountyPREM

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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.