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Result: Derby County stun Leeds United to reach Championship playoff final

Derby County beat Leeds United 4-2 at Elland Road and 4-3 on aggregate to set up a Championship playoff final clash with Midlands rivals Aston Villa. Derby County have booked a place in the Championship playoff final with a remarkable 4-2 victory over Leeds United at Elland Road, recovering from a two-goal aggregate deficit to progress through 4-3 on aggregate. The Rams, trailing 1-0 from Saturday’s first leg, found themselves with a mountain to climb when Stuart Dallas found a way through 24 minutes in. County boss Frank Lampard brought on Jack Marriott towards the end of the first half, though, and that proved an inspired change as the striker kickstarted his side’s comeback following a big error at the back from Kiko Casilla and Liam Cooper. Mason Mount levelled up the tie l...

Result: Kemar Roofe strikes as Leeds United secure first-leg advantage

Kemar Roofe scores the only goal of the match as Leeds United record a 1-0 win over Derby County in the first leg of their Championship playoff semi-final at Pride Park. Kemar Roofe scored the only goal of the match as Leeds United recorded a 1-0 win over Derby County in the first leg of their Championship playoff semi-final at Pride Park. Both teams had chances during an open and entertaining affair, but Roofe’s 55th-minute strike was the difference as Leeds secured an advantage ahead of the second leg at Elland Road on Wednesday night. There was a hugely controversial moment in the latter stages, though, when Derby were awarded a penalty before the decision was overturned by referee Craig Pawson‘s assistant. © Reuters The first real chance of the match fell to Derby in the ei...

Result: Derby County dump Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United out of EFL Cup

Frank Lampard gets one over on his former mentor Jose Mourinho as Derby County stun Manchester United at Old Trafford in the third round of the EFL Cup. Manchester United have been knocked out of the EFL Cup in the third round for the first time since 2008 courtesy of a penalty shootout defeat at the hands of Championship outfit Derby County this evening. Derby boss Frank Lampard got one over on his former mentor Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford on a memorable night for the Rams which will pile more pressure on the increasingly underfire United manager. The hosts took the lead through Juan Mata after only three minutes, but a goal-of-the-season contender from Harry Wilson levelled things up in the second half before United were reduced to 10 men when goalkeeper Sergio Romero handled the ball ...

Result: Derby County earn convincing win over Southampton

Derby County net three second-half goals to run out convincing 3-0 victors over Premier League side Southampton. By Darren Plant, ReporterFiled: Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 16:56 UK Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 16:57 UK Two goals from Tom Lawrence have helped Derby County to a convincing 3-0 victory over Southampton in Saturday’s fixture at Pride Park. The first opportunity of the afternoon went the way of the home side, but Craig Bryson was denied as Alex McCarthy got down low to smother the ball at the feet of the midfielder. Towards the end of the first half, Nathan Redmond tried his luck from distance after Charlie Austin had seen an effort blocked by Richard Keogh, but the winger’s curler went off target. Both teams were creating opportunities in what was a rela...

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