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Live on Sky Sports: Derby County v Burnley

21 September 2015

The last fixture of Matchday 8 in the Sky Bet Championship - Derby County versus Burnley - has been saved until Monday, with Sky Sports screening the action from the iPro Stadium.

The game sees two of the division's in-form sides clash, with hosts Derby having registered back-to-back wins, while visitors Burnley have taken three points in each of their last four.

Claret joy

The last decade in this match-up has belonged to Burnley, with the Clarets having won eight of their most recent 12 against Derby, drawing three times and losing just the once.

And, as per their current league form, their winning streak against the Rams also reads four consecutive wins, with an aggregate scoreline of 9-1 being accumulated across those fixtures.

The all-time head-to-head does favour Derby, however, who have clinched victory in 42 of their 101 meetings, with Burnley doing so 39 times, and 20 draws being played out.

We meet again – Jason Shackell

Derby and Burnley were involved in one of the biggest transfer deals of the summer back in July, as Jason Shackell opted to move back to the iPro Stadium, having made 128 appearances for the Clarets between 2012 and 2015.

Shackell was signed using the £250,000 from the Sky Bet Transfer Fund, after one of their fans was selected for the prize in a random draw at Sky Studios.

Read more: Derby County sign Jason Shackell with Sky Bet Transfer Fund

In the media

Paul Clement's two wins as Derby boss have come on the road, at Preston North End and Reading, and now the 43-year-old is seeking his maiden victory in front of the home support.

“There’s a good spirit amongst everybody, as you would expect after back-to-back wins," Clement told Rams Player HD.

“After that run without a win, getting two wins in a row away from home is great because it’s not easy to do that in this league.

“Now though, we have to sort out our home form and we face a Burnley side that had a difficult start but have now won their last four matches.

“They are an organised team and have a set style and formation in the way that they play; it’ll be tough but we’re confident we can get the job done.”

Similarly, Burnley manager Sean Dyche is hoping for their momentum to carry over into tonight's match, and is backing his squad of players to succeed, despite Derby's busy transfer window.

“Whoever you play it is for three points, it ends up becoming irrelevant who you play," he said to

"It’s about getting those three points from winning the match and that’s the main focus for our group. I’ve been saying to the players that winning four games in a row owes you nothing.

“Derby are a big club, and they’re remoulding a side themselves and have spent a lot of money in doing so.

“But we believe heavily in what we do. We’ve always had that in-depth belief, so we don’t over-think the opposition.”

Coverage of Derby County against Burnley begins on Sky Sports at 7.30pm, and we'll also be providing live updates on Twitter, via @SkyBetChamp.

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