Oct 19, 2013 at 3pm UK at ‚ÄčVicarage Road
Watford
2-3
DerbyDerby County
Forestieri (12'), McGugan (68')
Iriney (21'), Belkalem (58'), Ekstrand (78')
FT(HT: 1-2)
Ward (8', 45'), Sammon (88')
Eustace (61'), Forsyth (63'), Smith (77')

Preview: Watford vs. Derby County

Preview: Watford vs. Derby County
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Sports Mole previews Watford's clash at home to Derby County in the Championship.

Watford will be looking to close the gap on the automatic promotion spots when they entertain Derby County in the Championship on Saturday.

A win for Gianfranco Zola's side could take them to within two points of second place, which is currently occupied by Queens Park Rangers.

Meanwhile, Steve McLaren's Rams will be hoping to make it back-to-back wins following their 3-1 win at home to Leeds United before the international break.

Teenager Will Hughes is expected to return for the Rams, after he pulled out of the England Under-21 squad for their recent games against San Marino and Lithuania.

Recent form

Watford: DWWWL

Derby County: WDLLD

Possible starting lineups

Watford: Almunia; Cassetti, Angella, Belkalem; Battocchio, Anya, McGugan, McEachran, Faraoni, Acuna Caballero; Deeney

Derby County: Grant; Smith, Keogh, Whitbread, Forsyth; Eustace, Bryson, Hughes, Ward; Martin, Russell

Sports Mole says 2-0

Aaron Cresswell of Ipswich in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Ipswich Town at Loftus Road on August 17, 2013
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