Derby County face a trip to Stoke City at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 58 games played, Rams have recorded 11 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 26 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Derby County||0 - 3||Stoke City||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 18 Jan||Stoke City||1 - 3||Derby County||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 31 Aug||Derby County||2 - 0||Stoke City||LD1|
|1995/1996||Sat 30 Mar||Derby County||3 - 1||Stoke City||LD1|
|1995/1996||Sun 22 Oct||Stoke City||1 - 1||Derby County||LD1|
|1994/1995||Sat 04 Mar||Stoke City||0 - 0||Derby County||LD1|
|1994/1995||Sun 25 Sep||Derby County||3 - 0||Stoke City||LD1|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.
The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Rams have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 33 points from their 26 games played so far, Derby County are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 24 points from their 25 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rams are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Stoke City. Home win
|Stoke City||Unbeaten run of 6 matches.|
|Derby County||Not won in previous 9 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.