FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 20 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Coventry City v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Coventry City at Coventry Arena 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 18 and win only 7 of the 34 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2005, with Coventry City annihilating their visitors 6 - 2 in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Wed 14 SepDerby County1 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 5 conceded.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rams have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Coventry City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 29 matches. Derby County find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 29 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Coventry City6213697
Derby County62221198

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Sky Blues, as the Rams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Coventry City Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Derby County Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.