FM Preview: Derby County v Reading 14 Feb 2012

Last updated : 13 February 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Reading fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Reading at Pride Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 15 games played, Rams have recorded 7 wins, and Reading have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in December 2010, with Reading inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Rams in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 18 Oct Reading 2 - 2 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Reading 2 - 1 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Sat 18 Dec Derby County 1-2 Reading Championship
2009/2010 Wed 10 Mar Reading 4 - 1 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Derby County 2 - 1 Reading Championship
2008/2009 Tue 21 Apr Derby County 0 - 2 Reading Championship
2008/2009 Sat 08 Nov Reading 3 - 0 Derby County Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These games have seen the Rams score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Reading have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Royals's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 42 points from their 29 games played so far,

Reading lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 48 from their 29 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 2 2 2 4 5 8
Reading 6 3 0 3 6 6 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Reading will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County 11 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Reading 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.

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