FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Derby County 13 Apr 2013

Last updated : 12 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackburn Rovers v Derby County fixture

Derby County travel to take on Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park 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 32 and win only 11 of the 54 games.

The last time the two teams met at Blackburn Rovers was just over four years ago, in May 2008, with Blackburn Rovers running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 26 Jan Derby County 0 - 3 Blackburn R. F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Sat 20 Oct Derby County 1 - 1 Blackburn R. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 03 May Blackburn R. 3-1 Derby County Premier League
2007/2008 Sun 30 Dec Derby County 1 - 2 Blackburn R. Premier League
2001/2002 Sat 29 Dec Blackburn R. 0 - 1 Derby County Premiership
2001/2002 Sat 18 Aug Derby County 2 - 1 Blackburn R. Premiership
2000/2001 Wed 07 Feb Derby County 2 - 5 Blackburn R. F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rams have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackburn Rovers are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 47 points from their 40 games thus far.

Derby County's 54 points from 41 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackburn Rovers 6 0 2 4 6 12 2
Derby County 6 3 1 2 9 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Derby County have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Blackburn Rovers. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackburn Rovers Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
Derby County Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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