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DERBY. Blackburn Rovers defeated Derby County to win 2-1. B. Brereton was the key to score 2 goals.

DERBY. Blackburn Rovers prevailed over Derby County to win 2-1. B. Brereton was the key to score 2 goals. It was Blackburn Rovers to strike first with an early goal of B. Brereton at the 8′. Then B. Brereton scored again for Blackburn Rovers in the 20′ minute with a goal scoring a double. Eventually, C. Davies reduced the distance for Derby County with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ Derby County was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (63%).​

The match was held at the Pride Park Stadium Stadium in Derby on Saturday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Steve Martin with the help of Mark Russell and Matthew Jones. The 4th official was Tom Nield. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.6 degrees Celsius or 52.81 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 80%.​

Match Statistics

Derby County was in firm control of the ball 63% while Blackburn Rovers was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Derby County was more aggressive with 33 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 3 were on target. Nevertheless, Blackburn Rovers was able to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Derby County shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Blackburn Rovers shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.


Derby County received 2 yellow cards (G. Shinnie and T. Lawrence). On the other side, Blackburn Rovers received 5 yellow cards (D. Lenihan, J. Buckley, R. Khadra, I. Poveda and ).

After this match, Derby County will stay with 5 points to stay in the 24th place. On the opposite side, Blackburn Rovers will have 20 points to stay in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 8'

    B. Brereton

  • 20'

    B. Brereton

    T. Dolan

  • 28'

    G. Shinnie

  • 46'

    S. Baldock

    L. Sibley

  • 46'

    C. Kazim-Richards

    K. Jozwiak

  • 50'

    T. Lawrence

  • 59'

    D. Lenihan

  • 75'

    R. Khadra

    T. Dolan

  • 76'

    F. Ebosele

    G. Shinnie

  • 85'

    J. Buckley

  • 87'

    I. Poveda

    S. Gallagher

  • 88'

    R. Khadra

  • 89'

    C. Davies

  • 89'

    I. Poveda

  • 90'

    L. Travis

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Derby County will play away against Barnsley on the 3rd of November with a 9-5 head to head record in favor of Derby County (8 draws).

Blackburn Rovers will host Fulham on the 3rd of November with a 9-7 head to head stats in favor of Blackburn Rovers (6 draws).

Derby County: Formation and Lineups

Derby County started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Wayne Mark Rooney chose to play with the following team: Kelle Roos (6.6), Nathan Byrne (6.3), Phil Jagielka (5.9), Curtis Davies (6.8), Craig Forsyth (6.1), Ravel Morrison (6.8), Max Bird (7.1), Graeme Shinnie (6.5), Louie Sibley (6.2), Kamil Jóźwiak (6.4) and Tom Lawrence (6.5).


Derby County made 3 changes: L. Sibley for S. Baldock (46′), K. Jozwiak for C. Kazim-Richards (46′) and G. Shinnie for F. Ebosele (76′).

Top player: Max Bird

Probably the most impressive player in Derby County was Max Bird.

His rating is (7.1) with 68 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 7. He performed 2 crosses.

Blackburn Rovers: Formation and Lineups

Blackburn Rovers started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Tony Mowbray played with: Thomas Kaminski (7.0), John Buckley (6.5), Jan Paul van Hecke (7.3), Darragh Lenihan (7.7), Adetayo Edun (6.6), Lewis Travis (6.6), Bradley Johnson (7.0), Joe Rothwell (7.4), Tyrhys Dolan (7.3), Sam Gallagher (7.4) and Ben Brereton (8.6).


Blackburn Rovers made 2 changes: T. Dolan for R. Khadra (75′) and S. Gallagher for I. Poveda (87′).

Top player: Ben Brereton

Probably the most impressive player in Blackburn Rovers was Ben Brereton.

His rating is (8.6) with 2 goals, 14 passes (64% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship



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