Oct 28, 2014 at 8pm UK at ​Craven Cottage
DerbyDerby County
Dembele (28', 44')
FT(HT: 2-1)
Martin (45' pen.), Russell (47'), Dawkins (55', 65'), Hendrick (62')
Buxton (52'), Mascarell (60')

Result: Derby County blitz Fulham to progress to fifth round

Derby County complete a remarkable turnaround as they score five goals in 20 minutes to beat Fulham 5-2 in the fourth round of the League Cup.

Derby County fired home five goals inside the space of 20 minutes as they came from behind to thrash Fulham 5-2 and progress to the fifth round of the League Cup.

John Russell of Derby County celebrates his goal during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Fulham Derby County at Craven Cottage on October 28, 2014© Getty Images

Both sides had half-chances in the opening ten minutes, with Chris Martin firing at Gabor Kiraly for the visitors before Moussa Dembele tested Kelle Roos at the other end.

Roos was kept busy in the opening exchanges, as he was then called upon to deny Dembele again and then Stephen Arthurworrey.

In the 27th minute, the young forward pounced on Craig Forsyth's dreadful backpass and calmly finished to give the Cottagers the lead.

As half time drew closer, Johnny Russell was handed two chances to restore parity for Derby.

First, he bent his strike narrowly wide after neat work from Simon Dawkins before firing at Kiraly when one-on-one.

The miss proved costly as Dembele doubled the hosts' lead a minute before the break, but Derby were gifted a lifeline in stoppage time as the referee spotted a handball inside the area and Martin halved the deficit with the last kick of the first period.

Two minutes after the break, Russell levelled things up after a powerful run from Dawkins and the winger completed the turnaround a few moments later with a thumping finish from inside the area.

With Fulham still wobbling from Derby's quickfire blitz, Jeff Hendrick rounded off a slick move to put his side two goals ahead.

Russell and Dawkins combined once more shortly after, with the latter flicking in an attempt at the near post to put the shine on an incredible comeback by Steve McLaren's men.

Moussa Dembele of Fulham during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Everton at Craven Cottage on March 30, 2014
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