FM Preview: Derby County v Middlesbrough 28 Sep 2010

Last updated : 27 September 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Middlesbrough fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at Pride Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 64 games played, Rams have recorded 30 wins, and Middlesbrough have come away with 20 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in March 2010, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 16 MarDerby County2-2MiddlesbroughCHMP
2009/2010Tue 20 OctMiddlesbrough2 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2007/2008Sat 22 MarMiddlesbrough1 - 0Derby CountyPREM
2007/2008Sat 15 DecDerby County0 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2001/2002Mon 01 AprDerby County0 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2001/2002Sat 03 NovMiddlesbrough5 - 1Derby CountyPREM
2000/2001Sat 13 JanMiddlesbrough4 - 0Derby CountyPREM

Recent respective form guides

Derby County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Middlesbrough is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Boro have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County are currently lying in 19th place in Npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 8 from their 8 matches played. Middlesbrough find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 10 points from their 8 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its not been a very profitable last few weeks for Derby County, and I'm afraid the Footymad team cannot see it getting too much better here. Look no further than honours being even at the end of this one. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Derby County No sequences of note
Middlesbrough Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.