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History of the Leicester City v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Friday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 16 of the 47 previous games, with the hosts winning just 13.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2006, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 25 NovDerby County1 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
2005/2006Tue 14 FebLeicester City2 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 01 OctDerby County1 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2004/2005Tue 26 AprLeicester City1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Wed 11 AugDerby County1 - 2Leicester CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 01 MarDerby County1 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 14 SepLeicester City3 - 1Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Rams's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Leicester City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 46 points from their 39 matches. Derby County are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 40 games giving them a return of 76 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City60337133
Derby County641113613

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.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Derby County 9 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.