FM Preview: Derby County v Cardiff City 27 Nov 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 26th November 2012
The game between Derby County and Cardiff City in the Championship on 27th November 2012 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Derby County v Cardiff City fixture
Derby County prepare to entertain Cardiff City at Pride Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 27 games played, Rams have recorded 11 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 10 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in November 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 17 Apr||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Derby County||Championship|
|2011/2012||Wed 02 Nov||Derby County||0-3||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Apr||Cardiff City||4 - 1||Derby County||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 14 Aug||Derby County||1 - 2||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sun 02 May||Derby County||2 - 0||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 29 Sep||Cardiff City||6 - 1||Derby County||Championship|
|2008/2009||Wed 08 Apr||Cardiff City||4 - 1||Derby County||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Derby County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 6 conceded.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Bluebirds have hit 12 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Derby County's 26 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 18 games giving them a return of 37 points.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Rams go into their game against Cardiff City in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Derby County||Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Cardiff City||9 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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