FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 28 October 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Queens Park Rangers fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Queens Park Rangers at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rams are clearly on top, having won 10 and lost only 4 of the 18 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in March 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Wed 16 MarDerby County0-0Q.P.R.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 21 AugQ.P.R.0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Rams's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Q.P.R.'s away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Rangers have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 17 points from their 15 games played so far, Q.P.R.'s 21 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County61237105

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Pride Park for the Rams and the Madmen are unable to see past Q.P.R. claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Q.P.R. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.