|Derby County:||Matt Clarke, Jason Knight, Krystian Bielik (Martyn Waghorn, min.34), Graeme Shinnie, David Marshall, Andre Wisdom, Kazim, Kamil Jozwiak (Kornell Mark Marshall Winston McDonald, min.87), Nathan Byrne, Lee Buchanan and Max Bird|
|Bristol City:||Tommy Rowe (Adrian Mariappa, min.34), Zak Vyner (Tyreeq Bakinson, min.67), Antoine Semenyo (Chris Martin, min.67), Nahki Wells (Owura Edwards, min.80) and Kasey Palmer (Han-Noah Massengo, min.80)|
|Stadium:||Pride Park Stadium|
|Goals:||Kazim (1-0, min. 4)|
Derby County defeat Bristol 1-0 on Saturday at Pride Park Stadium. Both teams arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Derby County were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two matches in the competition. The most recent was against the Queens Park Rangers away (1-0), the other to Bournemouth at home (1-0). Bristol City, on the other hand, were looking to extend their winning run after a 2-1 victory against Huddersfield Town. After today’s result, Derby County and Bristol City sit 18th and 9th places with 28 points and 39 points respectively.
Derby County found the net, beginning with early goal from Kazim in the 4th minute, thereby seeing the first half to a 1-0. With both teams struggling to produce anything meaningful in the second half though, the game ended 1-0.
For Derby County, Martyn Waghorn and Kornell Mark Marshall Winston McDonald came on for Tommy Rowe, Antoine Semenyo, Zak Vyner, Nahki Wells and Kasey Palmer, while Bristol replaced Adrian Mariappa, Chris Martin, Tyreeq Bakinson, Owura Edwards and Han-Noah Massengo with Tommy Rowe, Antoine Semenyo, Zak Vyner, Nahki Wells and Kasey Palmer.
There were bookings for Martyn Waghorn from Derby County and Zak Vyner for Bristol.