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Derby VS Doncaster




Doncaster +0.5 AH

Derby VS Doncaster match analysis

The duo is tied at 39 points each and they are just 8 points above Scunthorpe who sit at the top of the drop zone. No doubt that it’s the yo-yo form of both teams that see them in this struggle to stay afloat in this league. Whilst the home side enjoyed a 5-match winning streak from the 25-09-10 to the 20-11-10 that saw them beating the likes of Palace (5-0), Preston (3-0), Watford (4-1), Portsmouth (2-0) and Scunthorpe (3-2), their visitors had roller coaster that saw them performing better at home than away and had failed to score a win since that 3-2 win over Portsmouth on the 13-11-10. They had only 2 away draws in the 7 away matches to boast of. Following that stretch of wins Derby had also failed to win at home and could only manage a draw here in the last 7 home matches. However they suddenly turned around last weekend when they beat Sheffield United 1-0 in the away tine. In fact they had performed better in their away matches since that home-winning streak. The visitors have been playing excellently in their last few matches that saw them drawing with Norwich in their away tie and also their home match against Watford 4 days later. This time around coach Sean O’Driscoll will be able to retain that same squad to face Derby and that could spell trouble for the home side as that outfit has proven to be a tough nut to crack. The return of their leading striker Billy Sharp saw them snatching a goal to earn a point. Though the visitors a still have a host of players on the casualty list, there is enough strength to stop the home side form causing any damage. After all their host have been very poor in scoring goals having scored a miserable tally of only 3 goals in the 8 matches played since the New Year’s Day to date! Accept that generous ½ goal offer from a side that hardly scores goals to save themselves!
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