FM Preview: Huddersfield Town v Derby County 15 Sep 2012

Last updated : 14 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Huddersfield Town v Derby County fixture

Derby County travel to take on Huddersfield Town at Kirklees Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 23 and win only 5 of the 42 games.

The last time the two teams met at Huddersfield Town was back in August 2003, over five years ago, the Terriers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2003/2004 Tue 12 Aug Huddersfield 2-1 Derby County League Cup
1998/1999 Wed 24 Feb Derby County 3 - 1 Huddersfield F.A. Cup
1998/1999 Sat 13 Feb Huddersfield 2 - 2 Derby County F.A. Cup
1995/1996 Sat 02 Mar Derby County 3 - 2 Huddersfield League Division One
1995/1996 Tue 26 Dec Huddersfield 0 - 1 Derby County League Division One
1986/1987 Wed 08 Apr Derby County 2 - 0 Huddersfield Second Division
1986/1987 Sat 04 Oct Huddersfield 2 - 0 Derby County Second Division

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Recent respective form guides

Huddersfield Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Rams's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Huddersfield Town find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 5 points from their 4 matches.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 5 points from their 4 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Huddersfield Town 6 1 3 2 5 6 6
Derby County 6 1 4 1 14 12 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Derby County only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Kirklees Stadium will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Huddersfield Town Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Derby County Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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