Derby County face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 45 games played, Rams have recorded 14 wins, and Burnley have come away with 22 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2005, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Mar||Derby County||3 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 07 Jan||Derby County||2 - 1||Burnley||FAC|
|2005/2006||Sat 27 Aug||Burnley||2 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Wed 23 Feb||Derby County||1 - 1||Burnley||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Fri 22 Oct||Burnley||0 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Apr||Burnley||1 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 15 Nov||Derby County||2 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Burnley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.
The Rams have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Rams, and 4 goals against.
Burnley's 36 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Derby County are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 43 points from the 23 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Derby County are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Burnley. Away win
|Burnley||Not won in the 3 most recent games.|
|Derby County||5 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.