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History of the Plymouth Argyle v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 8 of the 20 previous games, with the hosts winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 25 FebDerby County1 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 13 AugPlymouth Arg.0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Sat 05 MarDerby County1 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 18 DecPlymouth Arg.0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
1998/1999Sat 02 JanPlymouth Arg.0 - 3Derby CountyFAC
1991/1992Wed 25 MarDerby County2 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
1991/1992Sat 07 MarPlymouth Arg.1 - 1Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Plymouth Argyle have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Derby County however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Rams, and 7 goals against.

Plymouth Arg. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 16 points from their 10 games so far. Derby County's 15 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Plymouth Arg.6231979
Derby County632111711

FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Plymouth Arg.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Plymouth Arg. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Derby County Undefeated in last 3 away games.
6 games since last defeat.