As the match gets closer, take a peek at the key statistics and facts.
- Burnley are clearly a bogey side for the Rams, who haven’t won in the fixture in the past 9 meetings.
- Turf Moor has been quite a miserable place to visit, Derby have just 1 win to their name in the last 11 visits.
- Derby stand as the division’s second best away side with 31 points from 16 outings on the road.
- The Clarets are undefeated on home soil this season and are second in the home table with 36 points from 16 games.
- The form table has the Rams in second and the Clarets in fourth.
- A win in the fixture would see Derby go second, a draw would see Derby remain 2 points behind Burnley and a defeat for the Rams would raise the gap to 5 points.
- Between them Burnley strike partnership Danny Ings and Sam Vokes have scored 34 goals.
- Derby’s last victory over the Lancashire side was at Pride Park in January 2007. Steve Howard scored to extend the club’s lead to 6 points at the top of the Championship on a night when Billy Davies was sent to the stands.
- Sean Dyche’s side have an impressive record against top 6 sides at Turf Moor; Forest, QPR and Reading have all lost there, while leaders Leicester are yet to visit
- The second-placed side have played 6 matches against fellow top 6 sides, they are undefeated in all of those matches with 3 wins and 3 draws.
- Meanwhile the third-placed side have also played 6 matches against their top 6 counterparts, but have won just 1 and lost a disappointing 5.
- Lee Grant is a notable player to have played for both sides due to his switch in the summer. He made over 100 appearances for the Clarets, including every single league match last season, and since joining DCFC he has 8 clean sheets to his name having played every single league game so far this campaign.