Derby County pack their bags to visit Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 26 games played, Rams have recorded 8 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 9 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was within the last three years, in October 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 21 Feb||Derby County||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 14 Oct||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Wed 05 Mar||Derby County||0 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 17 Sep||Crystal Palace||0 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 18 Apr||Crystal Palace||3 - 1||Derby County||PREM|
|1997/1998||Sat 20 Dec||Derby County||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||PREM|
|1995/1996||Sun 28 Apr||Derby County||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 6 conceded.
Derby County have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola Championship, picking up 35 points from their 23 games so far. Derby County find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 28 points from their 25 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Eagles, as the Rams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Crystal Palace||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
|Derby County||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.