Hull City fell to a home defeat at the hands of Derby County at Mkm Stadium on Wednesday. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Hull City were looking to get back their winning ways after losing their last game 3-0 to Queens Park Rangers. Derby lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Peterborough United. As things stand, Hull City and Derby currently occupy 18th and 12th spots in the table, with 3 points and 4 points respectively after 3 matches.
After a goalless first half, The Rams continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to Sam Baldock giving Derby the lead, 57 minutes in, leaving the final score at 1-0.
Both teams used all available substitutes. For Hull City, Tom Huddlestone, Will Jarvis and Tom Eaves, came on for Richard Smallwood, Randell Williams and Matt Smith, Derby brought on Craig Forsyth, Jack Kirk Stretton and Richard Stearman to replace Lee Buchanan, Sam Baldock and Ravel Morrison.
There were bookings for Alfie Jones from Hull City, and Ravel Morrison, Kelle Roos and Jack Kirk Stretton, for Derby.
Hull City will next travel to Fulham, while Derby will face Middlesbrough at home.
|Hull City:||Max Bird, Ravel Morrison, Lee Buchanan, Graeme Shinnie, Kelle Roos, Louie Sibley, Kamil Jozwiak, Phil Jagielka, Curtis Davies, Nathan Byrne and Sam Baldock|
|Derby County:||Randell Williams, Greg Docherty, Josh Magennis, Matt Ingram, Keane Lewis-Potter, Matt Smith, Richard Smallwood, Alfie Jones, Jacob Greaves, Callum Elder and Lewie Coyle|
|Goals:||Sam Baldock (0-1, min. 57)|