Derby County face a trip to Preston North End at Deepdale on Monday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 33 out of 48 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2005, with Preston N.E. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Play-Offs (Lvl 2) match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Thu 19 May||Derby County||0 - 0||Preston N.E.||D1P|
|2004/2005||Sun 15 May||Preston N.E.||2 - 0||Derby County||D1P|
|2004/2005||Sun 08 May||Derby County||3 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 27 Nov||Preston N.E.||3 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Apr||Derby County||5 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||Preston N.E.||3 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Mar||Preston N.E.||4 - 2||Derby County||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Preston North End are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the North End, with 4 goals against.
Derby County have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Rams have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Preston N.E.'s total of 3 points from their 1 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship. Derby County lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola Championship, picking up 1 from their 1 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the North End, as the Rams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Preston N.E.||No sequences of note|
|Derby County||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.