THE Rams must win this game if they are going to achieve their goal of a play-off finish.
Best Day Out: Norwich 3-4 Derby, 29th December 2018
In a game where the floodlights went out, Derby County lit up Carrow Road as they fought back to steal all three points from Norwich City with a 4-3 victory.
One to Forget: Aston Villa 4-0 Derby County, 2nd March 2019
Villa returned to winning ways in spectacular fashion as they demolished play-off contenders Derby County. Dean Smith’s men totally dominated the opening period to have the match all-but won by half-time before cruising through the second half.
Top Goalscorer: Harry Wilson – The much talked about youngster on loan from Liverpool has 12 goals to his name from midfield.
Number of clean-sheets: 10
Points picked up at home: 40 – Only three teams with more
Points picked up on the road: 24 – Have not won away from home in the league in 2019
Key Player: Harry Wilson – As previously mentioned has been in outstanding form for most of the campaign and is a massive danger from set-pieces.
Emerging young talent: Fikayo Tomori – One of Chelsea’s many talented loan players, Tomori has been ever present for Frank Lampard’s side at the heart of the defence.
Previous Result: Birmingham 2-2 Derby – 19th April 2019
Derby County earned a point in a 2-2 draw against Birmingham City in an action packed first 30 minutes at St. Andrew’s. The point keeps the Rams in eighth place, three points behind Middlesbrough in sixth and with a game in hand.
Last time out against the R’s: QPR 1-1 Derby, 29th September 2018
RANGERS came from behind to earn themselves a point against promotion-chasing Derby County, in what was an all-action and highly-entertaining Loftus Road affair. Geoff Cameron cancelled out Jack Marriott’s opener.