FootyMAD's Derby County match preview

Last updated : 18 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Derby County fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Derby County at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, Eagles have recorded 12 wins, and Derby County have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in April 2009, the Eagles 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:
2008/2009Sat 18 AprCrystal Palace1-0Derby CountyCHMP
2008/2009Sat 06 DecDerby County1 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Sun 29 AprCrystal Palace2 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2006/2007Sat 16 DecDerby County1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Sat 25 MarDerby County2 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Wed 28 DecCrystal Palace2 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 21 FebDerby County2 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Eagles have conceded a disappointing 10 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Rams have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 6 matches. Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 7 points from their 7 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace61144114
Derby County61148114

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crystal Palace are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Derby County Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.