FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Derby County 20 Mar 2012

Last updated : 19 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Derby County fixture

Derby County pack their bags to visit Brighton & Hove Albion at Falmer Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 15 games played, Rams have recorded 6 wins, and Brighton & Hove Albion have come away with 7 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Falmer Stadium was more than three years back, in November 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 29 Nov Derby County 0 - 1 Brighton & HA Championship
2008/2009 Tue 04 Nov Brighton & HA 1-4 Derby County League Cup
2005/2006 Sat 26 Nov Brighton & HA 0 - 0 Derby County Championship
2005/2006 Sat 06 Aug Derby County 1 - 1 Brighton & HA Championship
2004/2005 Sat 05 Feb Brighton & HA 2 - 3 Derby County Championship
2004/2005 Wed 03 Nov Derby County 3 - 0 Brighton & HA Championship
2002/2003 Sat 14 Dec Derby County 1 - 0 Brighton & HA League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Seagulls, with 4 goals against.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Rams have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & Hove Albion's 58 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Derby County's 52 points from 37 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
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 2 3 1 9 6 9
Derby County 6 3 1 2 8 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Seagulls, as the Rams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brighton & Hove Albion Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Derby County Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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