Derby County face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Sunday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. On each previous occassion, the match has ended in defeat for the Rams.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2004, with Wigan Ath. running out comfortable 2 - 0 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:|
|2004/2005||Sat 25 Sep||Derby County||1 - 1||Wigan Ath.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||Wigan Ath.||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 11 Oct||Derby County||2 - 2||Wigan Ath.||CHMP|
|1985/1986||Sun 22 Dec||Derby County||1 - 0||Wigan Ath.||LGE1|
|1985/1986||Sat 24 Aug||Wigan Ath.||2 - 1||Derby County||LGE1|
|1984/1985||Sat 20 Apr||Wigan Ath.||2 - 0||Derby County||LGE1|
|1984/1985||Sat 24 Nov||Derby County||2 - 2||Wigan Ath.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Wigan Athletic have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, Latics have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 4.
The Rams have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Rams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Wigan Ath. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 47 points from the 24 games they have played so far. Derby County lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 36 from their 24 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Rams, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw
|Wigan Ath.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Derby County||4 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.