FootyMAD's Stoke City match preview

Last updated : 07 August 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stoke City v Derby County fixture

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 61 games played, Rams have recorded 12 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 28 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2005, with Derby County inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Potters in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 22 NovStoke City1 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 15 OctDerby County2 - 1Stoke CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 09 AprDerby County3 - 1Stoke CityCHMP
2004/2005Mon 30 AugStoke City1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 10 JanStoke City2 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 09 AugDerby County0 - 3Stoke CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 18 JanStoke City1 - 3Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Stoke City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Potters's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Rams have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Stoke City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 0 points from 1 matches. Derby County's 1 points from 1 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stoke City62041196
Derby County6132586

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Derby County on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Stoke City. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Stoke City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Derby County Not won in previous 14 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.