FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Derby County 23 Oct 2012

Last updated : 22 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Ipswich Town v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 21 and win only 9 of the 37 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was less than a year ago, in December 2011, the Tractor Boys carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 07 Apr Derby County 0 - 0 Ipswich Town Championship
2011/2012 Sat 17 Dec Ipswich Town 1-0 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Tue 01 Feb Derby County 1 - 2 Ipswich Town Championship
2010/2011 Tue 09 Nov Ipswich Town 0 - 2 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Mon 05 Apr Derby County 1 - 3 Ipswich Town Championship
2009/2010 Sat 31 Oct Ipswich Town 1 - 0 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Sun 28 Dec Derby County 0 - 1 Ipswich Town Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Tractor Boys's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Derby County's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Rams's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Ipswich Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 7 points from their 11 games thus far.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 14 points from their 11 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ipswich Town 6 0 2 4 5 10 2
Derby County 6 2 3 1 8 7 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Rams of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Portman Road with Derby County coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ipswich Town Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 10 most recent games.
Derby County Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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