Derby County face a trip to Stoke City at Britannia Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 60 games played, Rams have recorded 11 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 28 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2004, the Potters carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Oct||Derby County||2 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 09 Apr||Derby County||3 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Mon 30 Aug||Stoke City||1 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Jan||Stoke City||2 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Derby County||0 - 3||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 18 Jan||Stoke City||1 - 3||Derby County||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 31 Aug||Derby County||2 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Potters have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Rams have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Stoke City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola Championship, picking up 28 points from their 19 games so far. Derby County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 19 matches.
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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||9 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 15 .
|Derby County||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.