Derby County match preview

Last updated : 24 October 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Derby County v Coventry City fixture

Coventry face a trip to Derby County at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 19 out of 29 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2003, the Rams carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 19 AprDerby1 - 0CoventryLD1
2002/2003Sat 21 DecCoventry3 - 0DerbyLD1
2000/2001Sat 31 MarCoventry2 - 0DerbyPREM
2000/2001Sat 16 DecDerby1 - 0CoventryPREM
1999/2000Sat 22 JanDerby0 - 0CoventryPREM
1999/2000Sat 21 AugCoventry2 - 0DerbyPREM
1998/1999Sat 08 MayDerby0 - 0CoventryPREM

Recent respective form guides

Derby County's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Rams have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Coventry's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Sky Blues have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby are currently lying in 19th place in Nationwide League Division One having mustered a points tally of 14 from their 15 matches played. Coventry find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 16 points from their 13 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rams, as the Sky Blues have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
DerbyFailed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Coventry5 games since last away draw.

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