History of the Birmingham City v Derby County fixture
Derby County pack their bags to visit Birmingham City at St Andrew's on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 27 and win only 12 of the 50 games.
The previous match played between the two at St Andrew's was more than three years back, in January 2009, the Blues carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 06 Aug||Derby County||2 - 1||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Feb||Derby County||1 - 2||Birmingham C.||F.A. Cup|
|2008/2009||Tue 27 Jan||Birmingham C.||1 - 0||Derby County||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 30 Sep||Derby County||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 02 Feb||Birmingham C.||1 - 1||Derby County||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 25 Aug||Derby County||1 - 2||Birmingham C.||Premier League|
|2006/2007||Fri 09 Mar||Birmingham C.||1 - 0||Derby County||Championship|
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Recent respective form guides
Birmingham City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Blues score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 3.
Derby County have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Rams have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Birmingham City's total of 54 points from their 32 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Derby County see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 42 points from their 32 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Blues, as the Rams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Birmingham City||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
|Derby County||Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.
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