Preston North End vs Derby County Match Info
Date: Friday February 1 2019
Kick-off time: 7.45pm GMT
Preston North End vs Derby County Head-To-Head Record
Last 3 matches
August 25 2018: Derby County 2-0 Preston North End
April 2 2018: Preston North End 0-1 Derby County
August 15 2017: Derby County 1-0 Preston North End
Total head-to-head league matches played: 105
Preston North End wins: 43
Derby County wins: 43
Preston North End vs Derby County Stats
- Derby are unbeaten in their last 11 matches against Preston (eight wins, three draws)
- Preston have failed to score in seven of the latest 10 of those games
- Under 2.5 goals have been scored in all of the latest six matches between these clubs
Preston North End vs Derby County Match Preview
Derby remain right in the hunt for promotion to the Premier League and can boost their chances further with victory away to in-form Preston.
The Rams have been gaining many admirers this season with a vibrant young team managed by Frank Lampard, not least due to their cup performances against top-flight clubs such as Manchester United, Chelsea and Southampton; they are through to the last 16 of the FA Cup.
But regardless of whether they can reach Wembley in a particularly open competition, the first priority for Derby is trying to go up from the Championship and while they are in the play-off zone as things stand, automatic promotion is certainly not out of the question.
Preston, meanwhile, look unlikely to change division at the end of this term. They have simply not been consistent enough and each time they have looked like they were getting on a roll, they have thrown in a couple of disappointing results to set them back again.
The Lilywhites have won their last two, but then so have Derby if you include last week’s FA Cup success just down the road at Accrington and with a very strong recent head-to-head record, Lampard’s boys are backed to climb to fifth before the rest of the weekend fixtures.
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