FM Preview: Derby County v Southampton 15 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Southampton fixture

Derby County are ready to welcome Southampton to Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 33 games played, Rams have recorded 16 wins, and Southampton have come away with 5 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Pride Park was more than three years back, in August 2008, with Southampton inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Rams in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2008/2009 Tue 10 Mar Southampton 1 - 1 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Sat 23 Aug Derby County 0-1 Southampton Championship
2006/2007 Tue 15 May Derby County 2 - 3 Southampton Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2006/2007 Sat 12 May Southampton 1 - 2 Derby County Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2006/2007 Sat 03 Feb Southampton 0 - 1 Derby County Championship
2006/2007 Sun 06 Aug Derby County 2 - 2 Southampton Championship
2005/2006 Sat 04 Feb Southampton 0 - 0 Derby County Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Saints have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Saints, and 5 goals against.

Derby County are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 19 points from 10 games.

Southampton are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 10 games giving them a return of 22 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 2 1 3 7 10 7
Southampton 6 4 1 1 15 7 13

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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 Southampton claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Southampton Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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