|Derby County:||Matt Clarke, David Marshall, Krystian Bielik, Martyn Waghorn, Graeme Shinnie, Andre Wisdom, Jason Knight, Kazim (Jahmal Hector-Ingram, min.90), Kamil Jozwiak (Louie Sibley, min.85), Nathan Byrne and Lee Buchanan|
|Preston North End:||Tom Barkhuizen (Josh Harrop, min.82), Sean Maguire (Emil Riis Jakobsen, min.60), Ben Davies, Scott Sinclair (Tom Bayliss, min.69), Declan Rudd, Alan Browne, Daniel Johnson, Paul Huntington, Paul Gallagher (Ryan Ledson, min.69), Darnell Fisher (Jayden Stockley, min.60) and Josh Earl|
|Stadium:||Pride Park Stadium|
|Goals:||Alan Browne (0-1, min. 90)|
Derby County on home loss to Preston at Pride Park Stadium on Saturday. Both teams arrived at the challenge after previous wins. Derby County had been hopeful of continuing their run after winning last match. Preston North End were coming off the back of a 1-0 win against Bristol City. As the table looks today, Derby County are in 22nd place, with 16 points from 21 matches, while Preston North End sit in 13th, with 29 points from 21.
After a goalless first half, Preston North End continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, following a goal from Alan Browne just before the final whistle, sealing a resounding 0-1 victory for the away side.
For Derby County, Louie Sibley and Jahmal Hector-Ingram came on for Darnell Fisher, Sean Maguire, Paul Gallagher, Scott Sinclair and Tom Barkhuizen, while Preston brought on Jayden Stockley, Emil Riis Jakobsen, Ryan Ledson, Tom Bayliss and Josh Harrop to replace Darnell Fisher, Sean Maguire, Paul Gallagher, Scott Sinclair and Tom Barkhuizen.
The referee booked Darnell Fisher for Preston North End and Martyn Waghorn saw the red card, for Derby County.
Derby County will next travel to Birmingham City, while Preston North End will face Coventry City at home.