Derby County face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh 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 19 and win only 8 of the 36 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in November 2006, with Derby County inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Sky Blues in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Mon 09 Apr||Derby County||1 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 11 Nov||Coventry City||1 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 21 Jan||Coventry City||6 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Coventry City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Sky Blues's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
The Rams have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Rams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Coventry City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 12 matches. Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 16 points from their 12 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Derby County are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Coventry City. Away win
|Coventry City||4 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Derby County||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.