• Date: Tue 04 April 2017
  • Kick-off: 18:45
  • Venue: Pride Park Stadium
Derby County

Derby County

D. Nugent 8"

D. Nugent 42"

D. Nugent 59"

J. Russell 67"

4 - 2
Fulham

Fulham

F. Ayité 35"

F. Ayité 78"

Derby County vs Fulham


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Olsson and Johnson both doubtful for Derby's clash with Fulham

Marcus Olsson and Bradley Johnson are doubts for Derby ahead of their clash with Fulham.

Left-back Olsson twisted an ankle against QPR on Friday night, while midfielder Johnson injured his foot during the 1-0 victory at Pride Park Stadium.

If Olsson is ruled out, Max Lowe or Ikechi Anya could be recalled. Another option for boss Gary Rowett would be to move Chris Baird to left-back and bring Cyrus Christie back into the team at right-back.

Either Will Hughes or Jacob Butterfield would fill in for Johnson in the middle of the park as Derby look for a win to move them to within five points of their opponents, who currently occupy the final play-off spot.

Fulham will be without striker Chris Martin, who cannot play under the terms of his loan from the Rams.

Scott Parker's back problem could keep the former England midfielder out again.

Chelsea loanee Lucas Piazon is still on the road to recovery after breaking his jaw last month.

But boss Slavisa Jokanovic has no new injury worries ahead of the game.
Team Lineups

Derby County

1 S. Carson
12 C. Baird
6 R. Keogh
16 A. Pearce
29 M. Olsson
4 C. Bryson
15 B. Johnson
10 T. Ince
28 D. Nugent 8"42"59"
7 J. Russell 67"
23 M. Vydra
Substitutes
J. Butterfield > M. Vydra 46"
I. Anya > D. Nugent 70"
W. Hughes > C. Bryson 82"
C. Christie
D. Bent
Abdoul Camara
J. Mitchell

Fulham

27 D. Button
3 S. Malone
13 T. Ream
26 T. Kalas
24 S. Aluko
14 S. Johansen
6 K. McDonald
11 F. Ayité35"78"
10 T. Cairney
2 R. Fredericks
20 Lucas Piazon
Substitutes
N. Kebano > Lucas Piazon 74"
G. Cyriac > S. Johansen 83"
R. Sessegnon > S. Malone 83"
M. Bettinelli
M. Madl
R. Sigurðsson
T. Petsos

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