FootyMAD's Derby County match preview

Last updated : 13 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leicester City v Derby County fixture

Leicester City prepare to entertain Derby County at Walkers Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 16 of the 46 previous games, with the Foxes winning just 13.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Walkers Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2005, the Foxes carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 01 OctDerby County1 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2004/2005Tue 26 AprLeicester City1-0Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Wed 11 AugDerby County1 - 2Leicester CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 01 MarDerby County1 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 14 SepLeicester City3 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
2001/2002Sat 23 FebLeicester City0 - 3Derby CountyPREM
2001/2002Sat 15 SepDerby County2 - 3Leicester CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Foxes's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

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.

Leicester City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 35 from their 33 matches played. Derby County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 34 points from 33 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City6303779
Derby County61237115

FootyMad's prediction ...

Leicester City are not exactly setting the world alight at Walkers Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Derby County in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City 6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Derby County Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.