Barnsley play host to Derby County at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, Tykes have recorded 11 wins, and Derby County have come away with 8 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Barnsley was back in December 1997, over five years ago, the Tykes carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Wed 01 Nov||Derby County||2 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sun 28 Dec||Barnsley||1-0||Derby County||PREM|
|1997/1998||Sat 30 Aug||Derby County||1 - 0||Barnsley||PREM|
|1995/1996||Sat 09 Dec||Derby County||4 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1995/1996||Sat 23 Sep||Barnsley||2 - 0||Derby County||CHMP|
|1994/1995||Sat 17 Dec||Derby County||1 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1994/1995||Sat 13 Aug||Barnsley||2 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Tykes have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Derby County's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 41 points from 39 matches. Derby County are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 39 games giving them a return of 73 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Tykes at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Rams come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Barnsley||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
|Derby County||8 games since last away draw.|