Derby County prepare to entertain Crystal Palace at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 19 and lost only 5 of the 30 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in April 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Apr||Derby County||1-1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Sep||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Apr||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Dec||Derby County||1 - 2||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sun 29 Apr||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Dec||Derby County||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Mar||Derby County||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Rams's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Crystal Palace's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Eagles have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Derby County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 7 matches. Crystal Palace are currently lying in 19th place in Npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 7 from their 7 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Pride Park for the Rams and the Madmen are unable to see past Crystal Palace claiming victory in a close match.
|Derby County||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Crystal Palace||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.