Derby County prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Pride Park on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 40 games played, Rams have recorded 16 wins, and Nottm. Forest have come away with 15 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in March 2004, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Mar||Derby County||4-2||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Sep||Nottm. Forest||1 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Wed 19 Mar||Nottm. Forest||3 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sun 20 Oct||Derby County||0 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 10 Apr||Derby County||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||PREM|
|1998/1999||Mon 16 Nov||Nottm. Forest||2 - 2||Derby County||PREM|
|1996/1997||Wed 23 Apr||Derby County||0 - 0||Nottm. Forest||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 8 conceded.
The away form of Nottm. Forest is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Forest's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Derby County's 30 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 20 points from their 22 games thus far.
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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 Nottm. Forest. Home Win
|Derby County||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Nottm. Forest||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.