History of the Derby County v Crystal Palace fixture
Derby County prepare to entertain Crystal Palace at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 21 wins out of 32 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was earlier this season, the Rams carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 07 Jan||Derby County||1-0||Crystal Palace||F.A. Cup|
|2011/2012||Fri 02 Dec||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Derby County||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 19 Mar||Crystal Palace||2 - 2||Derby County||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 25 Sep||Derby County||5 - 0||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Apr||Derby County||1 - 1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Sep||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Derby County||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Apr||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Derby County||Championship|
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Recent respective form guides
Derby County's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Rams have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.
Crystal Palace's away form is none too clever either, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
Derby County see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 52 points from their 38 games played so far,
Crystal Palace's 53 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Derby County at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Rams will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Derby County||16 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Crystal Palace||Previous 5 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
11 games since last defeat.
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