FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Derby County 12 Jan 2013

Last updated : 11 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Derby County fixture

Brighton & Hove Albion prepare to entertain Derby County at Falmer Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, Seagulls have recorded 8 wins, and Derby County have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Falmer Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Brighton & Hove Albion running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 06 Oct Derby County 0 - 0 Brighton & HA Championship
2011/2012 Tue 20 Mar Brighton & HA 2-0 Derby County Championship
2011/2012 Tue 29 Nov Derby County 0 - 1 Brighton & HA Championship
2008/2009 Tue 04 Nov Brighton & HA 1 - 4 Derby County League Cup
2005/2006 Sat 26 Nov Brighton & HA 0 - 0 Derby County Championship
2005/2006 Sat 06 Aug Derby County 1 - 1 Brighton & HA Championship
2004/2005 Sat 05 Feb Brighton & HA 2 - 3 Derby County Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Rams have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & Hove Albion's 37 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Derby County's 37 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 2 3 1 10 7 9
Derby County 6 3 1 2 12 6 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but we think that Seagulls's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Derby County. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brighton & Hove Albion Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Derby County Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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