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
|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|
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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
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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
|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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