FM Preview: Millwall v Derby County 23 Oct 2010

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History of the Millwall v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Millwall at The Den on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Rams have recorded 6 wins, and Millwall have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 12 JanDerby County1 - 1MillwallFAC
2009/2010Sat 02 JanMillwall1 - 1Derby CountyFAC
2005/2006Sat 08 AprDerby County1 - 0MillwallCHMP
2005/2006Mon 02 JanMillwall2 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Tue 28 DecDerby County0 - 3MillwallCHMP
2004/2005Wed 22 SepMillwall3 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 01 MayDerby County2 - 0MillwallCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Millwall's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While The Lions have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Derby County's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rams have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Millwall's 16 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Derby County lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 18 from their 12 games so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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 Millwall. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Millwall Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Derby County Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.