Derby County face a trip to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 27 and win only 11 of the 45 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2003, with Sheff. Utd. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Wed 28 Jan||Derby County||2 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 0||Derby County||LD1|
|2002/2003||Wed 30 Oct||Derby County||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|1995/1996||Sat 02 Dec||Derby County||4 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|1995/1996||Sat 07 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 2||Derby County||LD1|
|1994/1995||Sat 04 Feb||Derby County||2 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|1994/1995||Sat 12 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Derby County||LD1|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Rams have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Sheff. Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 62 points from 37 games. Derby County are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 41 points from their 37 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Blades, as the Rams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Sheff. Utd.||6 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Derby County||Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.|
Not won in previous 14 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.