Aug 23, 2014 at 3pm UK at ​Pride Park
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Parker (54')

Team News: Derby County welcome back John Eustace and Johnny Russell against Fulham

Derby's Johnny Russell celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal against Nottingham Forest during the Championship match on March 22, 2014
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Derby County recall John Eustace and Johnny Russell to their starting XI as they face Fulham in the Championship this afternoon.

Derby County have made two changes to their starting XI as they welcome Fulham in the Championship this afternoon, with John Eustace and Johnny Russell coming into the side.

Experienced holding man Eustace will join a midfield three made up of Craig Bryson and Jeff Hendrick, while Russell will join fellow strikers Chris Martin and Jamie Ward up top.

This afternoon's visitors will deploy a 4-4-2 formation, with Ross McCormack and Cauley Woodrow leading their attacking line.

Fulham will also feature a four-man midfield containing the likes of Scott Parker, and the attacking threat of youngster Patrick Roberts.

Derby County: Grant; Christie, Keogh, Buxton, Forsyth; Eustace, Hendrick, Bryson, Russell; Ward, Martin

Fulham: Joronen; Hoogland, Bodurov, Burgess, Kavanagh; Roberts, Parker, Stafylidis, Williams; Woodrow, McCormack.

Jeff Hendrick of Derby in action during the Sky Bet Championship Playoff Final match between Derby County and Queens Park Rangers at Wembley Stadium on May 24, 2014
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