FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 20 August 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Queens Park Rangers v Derby County fixture

Derby County travel to take on Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.

The last time the two teams met at Q.P.R. was more than a decade ago, in April 1991, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a First Division match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
1990/1991Mon 01 AprQ.P.R.1 - 1Derby CountyPREM
1990/1991Sun 23 DecDerby County1 - 1Q.P.R.PREM
1989/1990Sat 10 FebDerby County2 - 0Q.P.R.PREM
1989/1990Sat 16 SepQ.P.R.0 - 1Derby CountyPREM
1988/1989Sat 21 JanQ.P.R.0 - 1Derby CountyPREM
1988/1989Sat 24 SepDerby County0 - 1Q.P.R.PREM
1987/1988Wed 13 AprDerby County0 - 2Q.P.R.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rangers in those games, with 3 conceded.

The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Rams have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Q.P.R. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 2 points from their 3 games thus far. Derby County are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 3 from their 3 matches played.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6204676

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rangers, as the Rams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. Unbeaten in the last 19 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Derby County Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 20 away matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.