Derby County – Cardiff, Championship Prediction
ANALYSIS AND PREDICTION FOR DERBY - CARDIFF
Derby County has had a hard time coping with life after Lampard. Of course, there is also the absence of some specific players, such as Mount and Wilson, who returned to the Premier League. The Rams came in very weak form with only one win since the start of the championship, and it was in the first round against Huddersfield away from home. Their defense is very weak at the moment – they only have 1 clean sheet in the league.
Cardiff are also not in perfect condition. They have important players missing, and they have only won 1 of their last 4 league games. They were eliminated separately from the League Cup, which was not their priority anyway. Neil Warnock has been practicing the same style of play for quite some time and now it’s no different with Cardiff. With blue birds, there are times when the entire team collapses and begins to make indescribable mistakes that lead to many goals. Of course, this does not always happen, but it has happened several times since the beginning of the campaign.
Expert view : We expect goals to be scored because both teams are in a very difficult situation and will look for victory. Draw is unlikely to satisfy fans. In addition, the pressure is high, which leads to more errors. We think that it is very likely that both teams will allow them at the beginning and score a quick goal, which will open the match. Prediction – BTTS at 1.65.
Derby have only 1 clean sheet in the last 5 home games in the league
Cardiff do not have a clean sheet against Derby as a guest since 2011.
DERBY TEAM NEWS
Doubtful: Mason Bennett (4/0 f) Out (injuries/other): George Evans (4/0 m), Lee Buchanan (2/0 d), Jayden Bogle (2/0 d), Ikechi Anya (0/0 m), Andre Wisdom (0/0 d), Craig Forsyth (0/0 d), George Thorne (0/0 m)
CARDIFF TEAM NEWS
Doubtful: Marlon Pack (2/0 m), Leandro Bacuna (5/0 m), Junior Hoilett (5/1 f, personal reasons), Neil Etheridge (1/0 first goalkeeper) Out (injuries/other): Jazz Richards (0/0 d), Matthew Connolly (0/0 d), Sol Bamba (0/0 d), Danny Ward (0/0 f)