Derby County pack their bags to visit Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 28 and win only 10 of the 54 games.
The previous match played between the two at Hillsborough was within the last three years, in November 2002, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Feb||Derby County||2 - 2||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 02 Nov||Sheff. Wed.||1 - 3||Derby County||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 05 Feb||Derby County||3 - 3||Sheff. Wed.||PREM|
|1999/2000||Wed 25 Aug||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 2||Derby County||PREM|
|1998/1999||Sat 30 Jan||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 1||Derby County||PREM|
|1998/1999||Wed 09 Sep||Derby County||1 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||PREM|
|1997/1998||Sat 28 Feb||Derby County||3 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield Wednesday are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The The Owls's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Rams have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheff. Wed. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 16 matches. Derby County find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 17 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Owls, as the Rams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Sheff. Wed.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
|Derby County||Not won in previous 6 away matches.|
No win in the 4 most recent games.