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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 at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 21 games played, Rams have recorded 10 wins, and Q.P.R. have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in January 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 17 JanDerby County0-2Q.P.R.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 27 SepQ.P.R.0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2006/2007Tue 13 MarDerby County1 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
2006/2007Tue 17 OctQ.P.R.1 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 15 AprQ.P.R.1 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 29 OctDerby County1 - 2Q.P.R.CHMP
2004/2005Wed 16 MarDerby County0 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Derby County are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 6 conceded.

Q.P.R. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Derby County are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 14 from their 13 matches played. Q.P.R.'s 20 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6213597

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rams go into their game against Q.P.R. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County 10 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Q.P.R. Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.