FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Derby County 19 Mar 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 18th March 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Crystal Palace take on Derby County in a Championship match on 19th March 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Crystal Palace v Derby County fixture
Derby County face a trip to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, Rams have recorded 8 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 13 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, the Eagles carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 25 Sep||Derby County||5 - 0||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Apr||Derby County||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Sep||Crystal Palace||1-0||Derby County||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Apr||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Derby County||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Dec||Derby County||1 - 2||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sun 29 Apr||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Derby County||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Dec||Derby County||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These games have seen the Eagles score just 6 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. While the Rams have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 37 matches.
Derby County find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 37 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Derby County are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Selhurst Park with a well-deserved point. No-score draw
|Crystal Palace||Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Derby County||No sequences of note|
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here