FM Preview: Derby County v Blackburn Rovers 20 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 19 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Derby County play host to Blackburn Rovers at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 62 games played, Rams have recorded 26 wins, and Blackburn Rovers have come away with 17 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Derby County was just over four years ago, in December 2007, with Blackburn Rovers inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Rams in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2000/2001 Sat 27 Jan Blackburn R. 0 - 0 Derby County F.A. Cup
1998/1999 Sat 16 Jan Derby County 1 - 0 Blackburn R. Premiership

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 16 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 12 conceded.

Blackburn Rovers have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 13 points from their 10 games played so far,

Blackburn Rovers's 16 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 2 2 2 7 7 8
Blackburn Rovers 6 2 2 2 9 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Rams. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Blackburn Rovers Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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Derby County Match Reports

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