FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 25 April 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leicester City v Derby County fixture

Derby County pack their bags to visit Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 16 of the 45 previous games, with the hosts winning just 12.

The previous match played between the two at Walkers Stadium was within the last three years, in September 2002, with Leicester City running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Wed 11 AugDerby County1 - 2Leicester CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 01 MarDerby County1 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 14 SepLeicester City3 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2001/2002Sat 23 FebLeicester City0 - 3Derby CountyPREM
2001/2002Sat 15 SepDerby County2 - 3Leicester CityPREM
2000/2001Mon 16 AprDerby County2 - 0Leicester CityPREM
2000/2001Sat 28 OctLeicester City2 - 1Derby CountyPREM

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Foxes's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Derby County's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Rams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

Leicester City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 50 points from their 43 matches. Derby County's total of 73 points from their 43 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City6132786
Derby County641110513

FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Derby County 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.