FM Preview: Derby County v Doncaster Rovers 21 Dec 2013

Last updated : 20 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Derby County are ready to welcome Doncaster Rovers to Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, winning 60.00% of the games played between the two.

The previous match played between the two at Pride Park was within the last three years, in August 2011, with Derby County running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Mar Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 2 Derby County Championship
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Derby County 3-0 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2010/2011 Tue 01 Mar Derby County 1 - 3 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2010/2011 Tue 19 Oct Doncaster Rvs. 2 - 3 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Sat 13 Mar Doncaster Rvs. 2 - 1 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Sat 23 Jan Derby County 1 - 0 Doncaster Rvs. F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Sat 19 Dec Derby County 0 - 2 Doncaster Rvs. Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 17 goals for the Rams, with 10 goals against.

Doncaster Rovers have an average recent record on the road, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. Rovers have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Derby County are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 37 points from 20 games.

Doncaster Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 20 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 2 3 1 15 4 9
Doncaster Rovers 6 1 5 0 5 9 8

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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 Doncaster Rovers. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Doncaster Rovers Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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