FM Preview: Southampton v Derby County 18 Feb 2012

Last updated : 17 February 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Southampton v Derby County fixture

Derby County pack their bags to visit Southampton at St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 35 games played, Rams have recorded 11 wins, and Southampton have come away with 15 victories.

The previous match played between the two at St. Marys was within the last three years, in March 2009, 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 15 Oct Derby County 1 - 1 Southampton Championship
2008/2009 Tue 10 Mar Southampton 1-1 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Sat 23 Aug Derby County 0 - 1 Southampton Championship
2006/2007 Tue 15 May Derby County 2 - 3 Southampton Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2006/2007 Sat 12 May Southampton 1 - 2 Derby County Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2006/2007 Sat 03 Feb Southampton 0 - 1 Derby County Championship
2006/2007 Sun 06 Aug Derby County 2 - 2 Southampton Championship

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

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Southampton are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 56 points from the 31 games they have played so far.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 42 points from their 30 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southampton 6 1 4 1 7 6 7
Derby County 6 1 2 3 3 6 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Saints, as the Rams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southampton No sequences of note
Derby County Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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