FM Preview: Barnsley v Derby County 31 Jan 2012

Last updated : 30 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Barnsley v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 27 games played, Rams have recorded 9 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 27 Sep Derby County 1 - 1 Barnsley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Derby County 0 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Barnsley 1-1 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Barnsley 0 - 0 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Tue 15 Sep Derby County 2 - 3 Barnsley Championship
2008/2009 Sat 21 Mar Derby County 0 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2008/2009 Sat 30 Aug Barnsley 2 - 0 Derby County Championship

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

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Tykes have scored 13, a worringly large 17 have been leaked at the other end.

Derby County's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rams have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 36 points from their 27 games played so far,

Derby County's 41 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barnsley 6 2 0 4 10 14 6
Derby County 6 4 1 1 5 3 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Rams out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Barnsley. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barnsley Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 19 .
Derby County No win in the 2 most recent games.

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