FM Preview: Derby County v Nottingham Forest 19 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Derby County v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottingham Forest face a trip to Derby County at Pride Park at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 47 games played, Forest have recorded 16 wins, and Derby County have come away with 20 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in March 2012, the Rams carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 30 Sep Nottm. Forest 0 - 1 Derby County Championship
2011/2012 Tue 13 Mar Derby County 1-0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Nottm. Forest 1 - 2 Derby County Championship
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Derby County 0 - 1 Nottm. Forest Championship
2010/2011 Wed 29 Dec Nottm. Forest 5 - 2 Derby County Championship
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Derby County 1 - 0 Nottm. Forest Championship
2009/2010 Sat 29 Aug Nottm. Forest 3 - 2 Derby County Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Derby County have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Rams, with 7 goals against.

In complete contrast to Derby County, Nottingham Forest are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Forest have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County's 37 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Nottingham Forest's 40 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Derby County 6 2 1 3 11 8 7
Nottingham Forest 6 2 1 3 10 13 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Forest, but one which we believe will end in stalemate. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Derby County 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Nottingham Forest Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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