FM Preview: Derby County v Brighton & Hove Albion 06 Oct 2012

Last updated : 05 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

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

Derby County prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, winning 64.29% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in November 2011, with Brighton & Hove Albion inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Rams in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 20 Mar Brighton & HA 2 - 0 Derby County Championship
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

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 17 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 13 conceded.

The Seagulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 12 points from their 9 games played so far,

Brighton & Hove Albion are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 17 points from 9 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 3 1 2 12 8 10
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 4 1 1 10 4 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County 4 games since last home draw.
Brighton & Hove Albion 3 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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