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History of the Derby County v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest pack their bags to visit Derby County at Pride Park on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 41 games played, Forest have recorded 15 wins, and Derby County have come away with 17 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Pride Park was more than three years back, in December 2004, with Derby County running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 26 FebNottm. Forest2 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Sat 11 DecDerby County3 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Sat 20 MarDerby County4 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Sat 27 SepNottm. Forest1 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2002/2003Wed 19 MarNottm. Forest3 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2002/2003Sun 20 OctDerby County0 - 0Nottm. ForestCHMP
1998/1999Sat 10 AprDerby County1 - 0Nottm. ForestPREM

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rams in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Nottm. Forest is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Forest have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County's 20 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 9 points from their 14 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County632111811
Nottm. Forest6114484

FootyMad's prediction ...

Forest are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Derby County. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Nottm. Forest 13 games since last away draw.