Derby County face a trip to Middlesbrough at Riverside Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 35 and win only 15 of the 65 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2008, the Boro carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Middlesbrough||1 - 0||Derby County||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Derby County||0 - 1||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2001/2002||Mon 01 Apr||Derby County||0 - 1||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 03 Nov||Middlesbrough||5 - 1||Derby County||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 13 Jan||Middlesbrough||4 - 0||Derby County||PREM|
|2000/2001||Wed 06 Sep||Derby County||3 - 3||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sat 15 Jan||Middlesbrough||1 - 4||Derby County||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Middlesbrough have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Boro have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Rams have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Middlesbrough are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 20 points from 12 games. Derby County find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 14 points from their 12 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Boro, as the Rams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Middlesbrough||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Derby County||Not won in previous 9 away matches.|