Derby County play host to Plymouth Argyle at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 11 and lost only 4 of the 18 games.
The last time the two teams met at Derby County was more than a decade ago, in March 1992, with Derby County running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Second Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Dec||Plymouth Arg.||0 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 02 Jan||Plymouth Arg.||0 - 3||Derby County||FAC|
|1991/1992||Wed 25 Mar||Derby County||2-0||Plymouth Arg.||CHMP|
|1991/1992||Sat 07 Mar||Plymouth Arg.||1 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|1986/1987||Sat 09 May||Derby County||4 - 2||Plymouth Arg.||CHMP|
|1986/1987||Sat 13 Dec||Plymouth Arg.||1 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|1985/1986||Sat 22 Mar||Plymouth Arg.||4 - 1||Derby County||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Derby County have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
The away form of Plymouth Arg. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Pilgrims have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Derby County are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 57 points from 36 games. Plymouth Arg. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 41 from their 35 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Though Derby County are not exactly setting the world alight at Pride Park in recent games, I can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win
|Derby County||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Plymouth Arg.||Not won in previous 8 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.