Derby County face a trip to Ipswich Town at Portman Road 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 34 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2008, with Ipswich Town running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Dec||Derby County||0 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 22 Nov||Ipswich Town||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Apr||Ipswich Town||2 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Wed 29 Nov||Derby County||2 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Apr||Ipswich Town||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Wed 02 Nov||Derby County||3 - 3||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Apr||Ipswich Town||3 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While Tractor Boys have scored 5, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Rams have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Ipswich Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 14 games have yielded only 8 points. Derby County are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 14 from their 14 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Rams out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Ipswich Town. Away win
|Ipswich Town||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 16 most recent games.
|Derby County||Not won in previous 10 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.