Sep 27, 2014 at 3pm UK at ​Reebok Stadium
BoltonBolton Wanderers
0-2
DerbyDerby County

Moxey (25'), Davies (92')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Martin (38', 57')
Hughes (84')

Result: Chris Martin at the double for Derby County

Derby County striker Chris Martin misses a penalty before finding the net twice against Bolton Wanderers to hand his side a 2-0 win.

Derby County striker Chris Martin put an early penalty miss behind him by scoring a brace to see off Bolton Wanderers 2-0 in the Championship this afternoon.

There was early drama in this one as Craig Bryson's tumble in the area earned his side a penalty kick, which Martin stepped up to take, only to be denied by Trotters goalkeeper Andy Lonergan.

Joe Mason proved a handful for the Derby defence in the first period, and he almost broke the deadlock in the 16th minute when he latched onto a pass from Lee Chung-Yong and forced Derby stopper Lee Grant into a save at his near post.

Martin made amends for his penalty miss seven minutes before the break when he gave the Rams the lead, turning in Cyrus Christie's cross from inside the six-yard box to leave the hosts with it all to do in the second half.

Lonergan came to Bolton's rescue again just after the hour mark when Jordon Ibe charged into the penalty area and let fly, forcing an impressive save from the Trotters goalkeeper, but he could do nothing about Derby's second.

Martin doubled the Rams' advantage in the 57th minute when he raced through on goal and got the better of Lonergan in a one-on-one situation, putting Steve McClaren's side firmly in the driver's seat.

Ibe had another crack at goal in the 74th minute, cutting in from the left before unleashing a blistering strike that needed a reaction save from Lonergan to keep out, but it would have had little bearing on the outcome of the match.

Neil Danns came close to pulling one back for Bolton with a bending free kick late on, but Lee Grant was equal to it and Derby came out worthy winners.

Chris Martin of Derby County celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Leeds United at Pride Park Stadium on October 05, 2013
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