FM Preview: Portsmouth v Derby County 21 Apr 2012

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Last updated : 20 April 2012

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 49 games played, Rams have recorded 12 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 24 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fratton Park was just last season, in February 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Derby County 3 - 1 Portsmouth Championship
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Portsmouth 1-1 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Sat 06 Nov Derby County 2 - 0 Portsmouth Championship
2007/2008 Sat 19 Jan Portsmouth 3 - 1 Derby County Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 11 Aug Derby County 2 - 2 Portsmouth Premier League
2002/2003 Sat 08 Feb Portsmouth 6 - 2 Derby County League Division One
2002/2003 Sat 09 Nov Derby County 1 - 2 Portsmouth League Division One

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

Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth 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, 9 to 8.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Rams's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 40 points from their 44 games thus far.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 60 points from their 44 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 3 1 2 11 12 10
Derby County 6 2 2 2 6 6 8

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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 Fratton Park will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Derby County An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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Derby County Match Reports

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