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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Wed 14 Sep||Derby County||1 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Apr||Coventry City||6 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|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|
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.
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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
|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.