FM Preview: Derby County v Barnsley 05 Mar 2011

Last updated : 04 March 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Barnsley fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Barnsley at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 5 of the 28 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in September 2009, with Barnsley inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Rams in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2006/2007 Sat 31 Mar Barnsley 1 - 2 Derby County Championship
2006/2007 Wed 01 Nov Derby County 2 - 1 Barnsley Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Rams have conceded a disappointing 9 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Barnsley's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Tykes have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County are currently lying in 19th place in Npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 39 from their 34 matches played.

Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 42 points from their 34 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 1 2 3 3 7 5
Barnsley 6 1 2 3 7 11 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Pride Park for the Rams and the Madmen are unable to see past Barnsley claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County Been beaten in each of their previous 5 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 8 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Barnsley Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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