FM Preview: Southampton v Derby County 18 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th February 2012
The game between Southampton and Derby County in the Championship on 18th February 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Southampton v Derby County fixture
Southampton are ready to welcome Derby County to St. Marys on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 35 games played, Saints have recorded 15 wins, and Derby County have come away with 11 victories.
The previous match played between the two at St. Marys was within the last three years, in March 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 15 Oct||Derby County||1 - 1||Southampton||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 10 Mar||Southampton||1-1||Derby County||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 Aug||Derby County||0 - 1||Southampton||Championship|
|2006/2007||Tue 15 May||Derby County||2 - 3||Southampton||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)|
|2006/2007||Sat 12 May||Southampton||1 - 2||Derby County||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Feb||Southampton||0 - 1||Derby County||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sun 06 Aug||Derby County||2 - 2||Southampton||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Southampton have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Derby County have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
Southampton are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 56 points from the 31 games they have played so far.
Derby County see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 42 points from their 30 games played so far,
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Southampton are not exactly setting the world alight at St. Marys at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Derby County in this game. Home Win
|Southampton||No sequences of note|
|Derby County||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.
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