Derby County prepare to entertain Cardiff City at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, Rams have recorded 9 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in August 2005, the Rams carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Cardiff City||2 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||Cardiff City||0 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 20 Aug||Derby County||2-1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|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|
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 6 conceded.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Derby County are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 70 points from the 38 games they have played so far. Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 63 from their 38 games so far.
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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||Not won in the 2 most recent games.|
|Cardiff City||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|