MX23RW : Saturday, June 19 22:39:56| >> :600:1150069:1150069:
Feb 29, 2020 at 3pm UK at Hillsborough Stadium
Attendance: 25,148
Sheff WedsSheffield Wednesday
1-3
DerbyDerby County
Windass (74')
FT(HT: 0-3)
Lawrence (7', 24'), Knight (30')

Result: Tom Lawrence bags brace as Derby win at Wednesday

Result: Tom Lawrence bags brace as Derby win at Wednesday
© Reuters
All three Derby goals were scored inside the opening 30 minutes.

Tom Lawrence scored twice as Derby won 3-1 at Sheffield Wednesday to end a run of four games without a victory.

All three Derby goals were scored inside the opening 30 minutes, while a strike from substitute Josh Windass in the second half reduced the arrears but the hosts never seriously threatened to stage a comeback.

After scoring a stoppage-time winner as a substitute in midweek against Charlton, Wednesday striker Steven Fletcher was handed his first start since mid-December.

Derby manager Phillip Cocu made four changes following the midweek defeat at QPR, with Chris Martin, Craig Forsyth, Jayden Bogle and Jason Knight all earning recalls.

The visitors took a seventh-minute lead when Lawrence's shot deflected off Tom Lees and wrong-footed Cameron Dawson, with the ball going into the left-hand corner of the keeper's net.

Lawrence went close to putting Derby further ahead when he was through on goal following a good passing move but Dawson made an important save, diverting his shot wide.

Lawrence did make it 2-0 to the Rams in the 24th minute, receiving the ball from Martin inside the area and firing in a low shot which Dawson got a hand to but could not keep out.

Knight put the visitors further ahead on the half-hour mark with a low, angled shot from the right-hand side of the area, with Martin again the provider.

Towards the end of the half, Wednesday boss Garry Monk made a substitution, sending on striker Connor Wickham in place of Kadeem Harris.

A slip from Lees gave Martyn Waghorn an opening just before the break but the Wednesday captain recovered to make an important block.

Monk made a double substitution before the second half began, with Windass and Dominic Iorfa taking over from Fletcher and Lees.

Forsyth went close to scoring an own goal when he cut out a low cross from Morgan Fox, with the ball flashing narrowly wide of the near post.

Wickham then pulled the ball back to Jacob Murphy who shot off-target.

As Martin threatened to burst through the middle, Julian Borner did well to get back and dispossess him.

Kieran Lee found some space inside the area and tried to flick the ball over Ben Hamer but the keeper was able to turn it away for a corner.

Windass pulled a goal back in the 74th minute, getting on the end of a low cross from Murphy to turn the ball in from close range.

With an FA Cup tie against Manchester United to prepare for next week, Derby appeared content to see the game out and rarely ventured forward in the second half.

ID:391339: cacheID:391339:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:5658:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Derby manager Phillip Cocu on February 8, 2020
Read Next:
Phillip Cocu criticises Jayden Bogle after error leads to draw
>

rhs 2.0
Euro 2020 fixtures
Sunday, June 20, 2021
 
5pm
Monday, June 21, 2021
 
5pm
 
8pm
 
8pm
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
 
5pm
 
5pm
Todays Game Header Right
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CNorwich CityNorwich462910775363997
4Swansea CitySwansea4623111256391780
5Barnsley46239145850878
6Bournemouth4622111373462777
7Reading461913146254870
8Cardiff CityCardiff4618141466491768
9Queens Park RangersQPR461911165755268
10Middlesbrough461810185553264
11Millwall461517144752-562
12Luton TownLuton461711184152-1162
13Preston North EndPreston46187214956-761
14Stoke CityStoke461515165052-260
15Blackburn RoversBlackburn4615121965541157
16Coventry CityCoventry461413194961-1255
17Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest461216183745-852
18Birmingham CityBirmingham461313203761-2452
19Bristol City46156254668-2251
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield461213215071-2149
21Derby CountyDerby461111243658-2244
RWycombe WanderersWycombe461110253969-3043
RRotherham UnitedRotherham46119264460-1642
RSheffield WednesdaySheff Weds461211234061-2141

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!