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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 Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 16 of the 48 previous games, with the hosts winning just 13.

The previous match played between the two at Walkers Stadium was within the last three years, in April 2007, 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:
2006/2007Fri 06 AprLeicester City1 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Rams have hit 6 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leicester City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 17 points from their 11 games so far. Derby County find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 13 points from their 11 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City6231989
Derby County62047116

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rams are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Leicester City. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Derby County Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.