FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 10 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Burnley fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Burnley at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 26 and lost only 9 of the 43 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was earlier this season, the Rams carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 07 JanDerby County2-1BurnleyFAC
2005/2006Sat 27 AugBurnley2 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Wed 23 FebDerby County1 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2004/2005Fri 22 OctBurnley0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 24 AprBurnley1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 15 NovDerby County2 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2002/2003Sat 22 FebBurnley2 - 0Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Burnley is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Clarets have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Derby County are currently lying in 19th place in Coca Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 39 from their 37 matches played. Burnley find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 36 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6141567

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Burnley is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Rams in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County No sequences of note
Burnley Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.