FootyMAD's Derby County match preview

Last updated : 17 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Norwich City v Derby County fixture

Norwich City are ready to welcome Derby County to on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 17 wins out of 25 previous matches.

The previous match played between the two at was within the last three years, in October 2003, the Canaries carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 03 DecDerby County2 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2003/2004Sun 28 DecDerby County0 - 4Norwich CityCHMP
2003/2004Tue 21 OctNorwich City2-1Derby CountyCHMP
2002/2003Sat 05 AprDerby County2 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 30 NovNorwich City1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2000/2001Wed 01 NovDerby County3 - 0Norwich CityLGEC
1995/1996Sat 23 MarNorwich City1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Canaries's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Rams have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Norwich City see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 43 points from their 34 games played so far, Derby County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 35 points from 34 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City61238115
Derby County60334123

FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Canaries to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City 11 games since last home draw.
Derby County Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.