FM Preview: Derby County v Middlesbrough 01 Jan 2013

Last updated : 31 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Middlesbrough fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at Pride Park on Tuesday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 66 games played, Rams have recorded 31 wins, and Middlesbrough have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in April 2012, with Middlesbrough inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Rams in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Wed 03 Oct Middlesbrough 2 - 2 Derby County Championship
2011/2012 Sat 14 Apr Derby County 0-1 Middlesbrough Championship
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Middlesbrough 2 - 0 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Tue 08 Mar Middlesbrough 2 - 1 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Tue 28 Sep Derby County 3 - 1 Middlesbrough Championship
2009/2010 Tue 16 Mar Derby County 2 - 2 Middlesbrough Championship
2009/2010 Tue 20 Oct Middlesbrough 2 - 0 Derby County Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Rams, with 7 goals against.

In complete contrast to Derby County, Middlesbrough are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Boro have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County's 34 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Middlesbrough are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 44 points from 24 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 2 1 3 8 10 7
Middlesbrough 6 3 0 3 12 10 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are starting to turn Pride Park into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Middlesbrough Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.

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