Derby County face a trip to Coventry City at Highfield Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 17 and win only 7 of the 33 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2004, with Coventry City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 04 Dec||Derby County||2 - 2||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 28 Feb||Coventry City||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 25 Oct||Derby County||1 - 3||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Apr||Derby County||1 - 0||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 21 Dec||Coventry City||3 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 31 Mar||Coventry City||2 - 0||Derby County||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 16 Dec||Derby County||1 - 0||Coventry City||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Coventry City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
The Rams have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Rams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.
Coventry City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 49 from their 44 matches played. Derby County's total of 73 points from their 44 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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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
|Coventry City||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Derby County||5 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.