FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 25 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Leeds United fixture

Derby County are ready to welcome Leeds United to Pride Park on Wednesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 19 of the 49 previous games, with the Rams winning just 17.

The previous match played between the two at Pride Park was within the last three years, in April 2002, with Leeds Utd. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Rams in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 07 AugLeeds Utd.1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2001/2002Sat 27 AprDerby County0-1Leeds Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sun 23 SepLeeds Utd.3 - 0Derby CountyPREM
2000/2001Sat 10 FebLeeds Utd.0 - 0Derby CountyPREM
2000/2001Sat 23 SepDerby County1 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM
1999/2000Sun 05 DecDerby County0 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM
1999/2000Sat 07 AugLeeds Utd.0 - 0Derby CountyPREM

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Rams's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The Whites have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Whites's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Derby County lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 45 points from their 30 games so far. Leeds Utd.'s 40 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6303589
Leeds Utd.63126810

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Derby County only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Derby County 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Leeds Utd. 5 games since last away draw.