FootyMAD's Derby County match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 7th August 2006
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Stoke City and Derby County at 19:45 on Tuesday 8th August 2006 in the Championship.
Stoke City prepare to entertain Derby County at Britannia Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 61 games played, Potters have recorded 28 wins, and Derby County have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2005, with Derby County inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Potters in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Tue 22 Nov||Stoke City||1-2||Derby County||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Oct||Derby County||2 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 09 Apr||Derby County||3 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Mon 30 Aug||Stoke City||1 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Jan||Stoke City||2 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Derby County||0 - 3||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 18 Jan||Stoke City||1 - 3||Derby County||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Potters's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Rams have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Stoke City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 0 points from 1 matches. Derby County's 1 points from 1 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Stoke City only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Stoke City||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Derby County||Not won in previous 14 away matches.|
No win in the 5 most recent games.