FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 13 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Coventry City fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Coventry City at Pride Park on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 19 and lost only 7 of the 32 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in December 2004, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 30 AprCoventry City6 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Sat 04 DecDerby County2-2Coventry CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 28 FebCoventry City2 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 25 OctDerby County1 - 3Coventry CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 19 AprDerby County1 - 0Coventry CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 21 DecCoventry City3 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2000/2001Sat 31 MarCoventry City2 - 0Derby CountyPREM

Recent respective form guides

Derby County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

Coventry City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Sky Blues have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County's 10 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Coventry City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 7 points from their 7 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6222878
Coventry City6222988

FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are not exactly setting the world alight at Pride Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Coventry City in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Coventry City 4 games since last away draw.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.