Derby County face a trip to Swansea City at Liberty 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 12 and win only 4 of the 19 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2009, the Swans carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Feb||Derby County||0 - 1||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Fri 20 Nov||Swansea City||1 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 03 Mar||Derby County||2 - 2||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 16 Sep||Swansea City||1 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Wed 22 Sep||Derby County||3 - 1||Swansea City||LGEC|
|1999/2000||Tue 14 Sep||Swansea City||0 - 0||Derby County||LGEC|
|1998/1999||Sat 23 Jan||Swansea City||0 - 1||Derby County||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Swans have smashed 12 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.
In complete contrast to Swansea City, Derby County are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Rams have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Swansea City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 15 points from their 9 games so far. Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 11 points from their 9 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rams are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Swansea City. Home win
|Swansea City||Won 5 successive home games.|
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 12 .
|Derby County||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
4 games since last defeat.