FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 14 April 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Queens Park Rangers v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Rams have recorded 4 wins, and Q.P.R. have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in August 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 29 OctDerby County1 - 2Q.P.R.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Rangers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Rams have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Q.P.R. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 49 points from their 42 matches. Derby County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 48 points from 42 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County63128910

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Derby County on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Q.P.R.. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Derby County Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 12 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.