FM Preview: Derby County v Burnley 22 Sep 2012

Last updated : 21 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Burnley fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Burnley at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 28 and lost only 11 of the 48 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in August 2011, with Burnley inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Rams in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 21 Jan Burnley 0 - 0 Derby County Championship
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Derby County 1-2 Burnley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr Derby County 2 - 4 Burnley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 27 Nov Burnley 2 - 1 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr Derby County 1 - 1 Burnley Championship
2008/2009 Sat 29 Nov Burnley 3 - 0 Derby County Championship
2006/2007 Tue 30 Jan Derby County 1 - 0 Burnley 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 16 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 12 conceded.

The away form of Burnley is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Clarets have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County's 8 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Burnley are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 6 from their 6 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 2 2 2 11 9 8
Burnley 6 1 1 4 10 13 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but we think that Rams's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Burnley. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Burnley Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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