Derby County travel to take on Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 23 games played, Rams have recorded 8 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 11 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Barnsley was back in December 1997, over five years ago, the Tykes carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Wed 01 Nov||Derby County||2 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sun 28 Dec||Barnsley||1 - 0||Derby County||PREM|
|1997/1998||Sat 30 Aug||Derby County||1 - 0||Barnsley||PREM|
|1995/1996||Sat 09 Dec||Derby County||4 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1995/1996||Sat 23 Sep||Barnsley||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|1994/1995||Sat 17 Dec||Derby County||1 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1994/1995||Sat 13 Aug||Barnsley||2 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Tykes have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Derby County's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 41 points from 39 matches. Derby County are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 39 games giving them a return of 73 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Derby County are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Barnsley||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
|Derby County||8 games since last away draw.|