Derby County prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Of the 4 previous meetings, 2 have been drawn, and 2 won by the Rams.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in March 2004, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Wed 03 Mar||Derby County||0-0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 18 Oct||Crewe Alex.||3 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|1985/1986||Sat 16 Nov||Derby County||5 - 1||Crewe Alex.||FAC|
|1956/1957||Sat 26 Jan||Derby County||4 - 0||Crewe Alex.||D3N|
|1956/1957||Sat 05 Jan||Crewe Alex.||2 - 5||Derby County||D3N|
|1955/1956||Wed 14 Sep||Derby County||3 - 3||Crewe Alex.||D3N|
|1955/1956||Mon 05 Sep||Crewe Alex.||2 - 1||Derby County||D3N|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 8 conceded.
The away form of Crewe Alex. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Railwaymen have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Derby County's 6 points from 4 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Crewe Alex. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 2 points from their 4 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Crewe Alex. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Rams in a close run game. Home Win
|Derby County||9 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
|Crewe Alex.||Not won in previous 7 away matches.|