History of the Middlesbrough v Derby County fixture
Derby County face a trip to Middlesbrough at Riverside 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 37 and win only 15 of the 67 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, the Boro carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Tue 08 Mar||Middlesbrough||2-1||Derby County||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Sep||Derby County||3 - 1||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 16 Mar||Derby County||2 - 2||Middlesbrough||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 20 Oct||Middlesbrough||2 - 0||Derby County||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Middlesbrough||1 - 0||Derby County||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Derby County||0 - 1||Middlesbrough||Premier League|
|2001/2002||Mon 01 Apr||Derby County||0 - 1||Middlesbrough||Premiership|
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Recent respective form guides
Middlesbrough remain unbeaten in their last six home games, though five of those have been draws. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
The Rams 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. While the Rams have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Middlesbrough are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 21 points from 12 games.
Derby County are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 21 points from 12 games.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Rams out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Middlesbrough. Away win
|Middlesbrough||Drawn last 4 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Derby County||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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