Derby County prepare to entertain Leicester City at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 27 and lost only 11 of the 45 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in October 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Tue 14 Feb||Leicester City||2 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Oct||Derby County||1-1||Leicester City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 26 Apr||Leicester City||1 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Wed 11 Aug||Derby County||1 - 2||Leicester City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Mar||Derby County||1 - 1||Leicester City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 14 Sep||Leicester City||3 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Feb||Leicester City||0 - 3||Derby County||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 6 conceded.
Leicester City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Foxes's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Derby County's total of 31 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Leicester City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 18 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Rams's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Leicester City. Home Win
|Derby County||5 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Leicester City||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 3 most recent games.