Derby County prepare to entertain Cardiff City at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in January 2005, with Cardiff City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Rams in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 01 Jan||Derby County||0-1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Sep||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 07 Feb||Derby County||2 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Mon 25 Aug||Cardiff City||4 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|1985/1986||Sat 01 Mar||Derby County||2 - 1||Cardiff City||LGE1|
|1985/1986||Sat 28 Sep||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Derby County||LGE1|
|1983/1984||Mon 23 Apr||Cardiff City||1 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 3 conceded.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Bluebirds's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Derby County's total of 5 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship. Cardiff City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 3 points from their 3 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Cardiff City 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
|Derby County||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Cardiff City||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.