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Martyn Woolford challenges Mason Bennett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Frank Fielding takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mason Bennett on Martyn Woolford. Free kick taken by David James.
Brett Pitman has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.
Jamal Campbell-Ryce replaces Neil Kilkenny. Mark O'Brien comes on in place of James Bailey.
James Wilson challenges Gareth Roberts unfairly and gives away a free kick. Frank Fielding takes the free kick.
Craig Bryson concedes a free kick for a foul on Neil Kilkenny. Caution for Craig Bryson. Neil Kilkenny takes the free kick, Brett Pitman has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by James Bailey on Nicky Maynard. Neil Kilkenny takes the indirect free kick.
Shot from just outside the area by Callum Ball misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicky Maynard by Craig Bryson. Indirect free kick taken by Neil Kilkenny. Effort on goal by Brett Pitman from long distance goes over the crossbar.
Unfair challenge on Martyn Woolford by Mason Bennett results in a free kick. Lewin Nyatanga restarts play with the free kick.
Jamie Ward crosses the ball.
Callum Ball takes a shot. Save by David James. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Fontaine by Jeff Hendrick. David James takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mason Bennett by Lewin Nyatanga. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Paul Green from right wing, Shaun Barker manages to make a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Neil Kilkenny from the right by-line, Headed from the edge of the area by James Wilson goes wide of the left-hand post.
Callum Ball fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Derby 2-1 Bristol City.
Gareth Roberts crosses the ball, clearance by James Wilson.
Ben Davies leaves the field to be replaced by Mason Bennett.
Brett Pitman joins the action as a substitute, replacing Kalifa Cisse.
Craig Bryson fouled by Marvin Elliott, the ref awards a free kick. Craig Bryson takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martyn Woolford by Ben Davies. Neil Kilkenny restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by David James.
Marvin Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gareth Roberts. Jason Shackell takes the free kick.
A goal is scored by Craig Bryson from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Derby 1-1 Bristol City.Jamie Ward provided the assist for the goal.
Nicky Maynard takes a shot. Shaun Barker gets a block in. Neil Kilkenny takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post. Outswinging corner taken by Neil Kilkenny from the right by-line, Liam Fontaine takes a shot. Blocked by Shaun Barker.
A cross is delivered by Craig Bryson.
Martyn Woolford gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Derby 0-1 Bristol City.Assist by Albert Adomah.
Albert Adomah produces a cross, Frank Fielding makes a comfortable save.
Foul by Callum Ball on Liam Fontaine, free kick awarded. Liam Fontaine takes the indirect free kick.
Jeff Hendrick gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marvin Elliott. Free kick taken by Lewin Nyatanga.
Cole Skuse concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamie Ward. Ben Davies crosses the ball in from the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Craig Bryson.
Shot from long range by Jamie Ward misses to the left of the net.
Jason Shackell crosses the ball.
Ryan McGivern goes off and Lewin Nyatanga comes on.
The ball is sent over by Martyn Woolford, clearance by Jason Shackell.
Ryan McGivern shown a yellow card.
Callum Ball is brought on as a substitute for Tamas Priskin.
Nicky Maynard takes a shot. Save by Frank Fielding. Inswinging corner taken by Neil Kilkenny.
Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Nicky Maynard goes wide of the left-hand post.
Foul by Ryan McGivern on Ben Davies, free kick awarded. Ben Davies crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Ryan McGivern.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shaun Barker by Martyn Woolford. Frank Fielding restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Nicky Maynard by Shaun Barker results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kalifa Cisse.
Jamie Ward has a headed effort at goal from just inside the penalty area that misses to the left of the goal.
Marvin Elliott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Davies. Marvin Elliott receives a caution. Paul Green takes the indirect free kick.
Corner taken by Neil Kilkenny from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Jeff Hendrick.
The ball is delivered by Jamie Ward, clearance by Ryan McGivern.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tamas Priskin by Kalifa Cisse. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Bryson.
A cross is delivered by Ben Davies, James Wilson makes a clearance.
Right-footed shot by Marvin Elliott went wide of the left-hand upright.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Albert Adomah by Ben Davies. Neil Kilkenny delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing.
Tamas Priskin is ruled offside. David James takes the indirect free kick.
Paul Green produces a cross, clearance made by Liam Fontaine.
Gareth Roberts challenges Albert Adomah unfairly and gives away a free kick. Neil Kilkenny takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Marvin Elliott on Ben Davies. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Green.
Ben Davies crosses the ball, Liam Fontaine makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tamas Priskin by Liam Fontaine. Ben Davies produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, clearance made by James Wilson.
Headed from the edge of the area by Jason Shackell goes wide of the left-hand post.
Unfair challenge on Ben Davies by Ryan McGivern results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Ben Davies, clearance by James Wilson.
The ball is swung over by Ryan McGivern, clearance by Gareth Roberts.
Martyn Woolford sends in a cross, Jason Shackell manages to make a clearance.
Jeff Hendrick produces a right-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.
Jamie Ward produces a cross, clearance made by James Wilson.
Paul Green crosses the ball, clearance made by Cole Skuse.
Nicky Maynard fouled by Shaun Barker, the ref awards a free kick. Martyn Woolford takes the free kick.
Albert Adomah takes a shot. Save by Frank Fielding. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Neil Kilkenny from the right by-line, save made by Frank Fielding. Shot by Albert Adomah from outside the box goes over the net.
Ben Davies challenges Neil Kilkenny unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ryan McGivern.
Handball by Marvin Elliott. Gareth Roberts takes the indirect free kick.
Foul by Shaun Barker on Nicky Maynard, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Neil Kilkenny.
The ball is delivered by Ben Davies, Liam Fontaine manages to make a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Albert Adomah.
Ben Davies is caught offside. David James takes the indirect free kick.
Unfair challenge on Paul Green by Martyn Woolford results in a free kick. Paul Green restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Fontaine on Tamas Priskin. James Bailey takes the free kick.
Martyn Woolford fouled by Ben Davies, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by David James.
Jamie Ward sends in a cross, David James makes a comfortable save.
As you were for Rams
Derby manager Nigel Clough will select from the same squad for the visit of Bristol City.
With no players likely to return from injury in time for the game on Saturday, Clough could also name an unchanged XI for the third game in a row.
The Rams had hoped John Brayford would be back in contention after a thigh injury, but the defender is not expected to be risked and midfielder Paul Green looks set to continue at right-back in his absence.
Contrary to reports this week, Steven Davies will not make a surprise return to the squad after fracturing his skull against Southampton less than two months ago. He will remain on the sidelines along with fellow forwards Theo Robinson and Nathan Tyson.
Leading scorer Robinson is on course to return from the hamstring injury that has ruled him out since mid-November when Derby travel to Ipswich next weekend.
Tyson is closing in on a return from almost three months out with a troublesome groin injury. The summer signing from east Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest is set to resume training next week, having failed to take part in a practice match due to feeling discomfort in his groin.
Bristol City may welcome Marvin Elliott and Lewin Nyatanga back into their squad.
Midfielder Elliott missed the Robins' 1-0 home defeat to Middlesbrough last weekend to attend the birth of his baby daughter, while defender Nyatanga was absent from the same match with an ankle injury.
Both are available to manager Derek McInnes this week, however, and could be handed instant recalls.
Stephen Pearson will not be taking part for City, meanwhile, under the terms of his loan arrangement from Derby.
Yannick Bolasie and Jamal Campbell-Ryce are pushing for a place in McInnes' first XI and are challenging winger Greg Woolford, who escaped a bizarre injury in midweek after he stood on a pin while putting up Christmas decorations.
Rams end wretched run
Two goals in nine second half minutes ended Derby's miserable npower Championship form and gave them a first win in eight with a 2-1 triumph over Bristol City at Pride Park.
It had looked to be the same old story for Nigel Clough's men as a woeful first half display was compounded by City taking the lead early in the second thanks to a low drive from Martyn Woolford.
But falling behind galvanised the Rams and they levelled six minutes later courtesy of Jamie Ward's incisive run, who set up Craig Bryson to end a run of 334 barren minutes without a goal on home soil.
And a first senior goal for 19-year-old Callum Ball, who had been introduced as a half-time substitute, gave the home side the points in the 73rd minute when he shot under David James.
The victory provided much needed needed respite for Clough and following on from last week's point at Crystal Palace, he will hope it is the start of a Derby resurgence.
The defeat for City, meanwhile, is the second in a row and brings to an end the promising start of Derek McInnes' reign.
Having not won or scored at Pride Park since October 29, Clough will have been demanding his side to put on a show for their fans and end their miserable run of form.
But, for all their possession, his calls were not answered as a dour first half showing ensured they got nowhere near James in the City goal, with the former England goalkeeper virtually redundant throughout the first period.
City, who have been on a decent run of form, were hardly threatening either though, but they did at least force Rams stopper Frank Fielding into a couple of saves.
First he was forced down low to keep Albert Adomah's stinging drive out and then an entirely forgettable first 45 minutes came to a close with a rare moment of quality when Nicky Maynard's fizzing drive from distance was superbly tipped over by the England Under-21 keeper.
City continued on top after the restart and duly took the lead in the 56th minute after Woolford was set free by Adomah's defence-splitting pass and the former Scunthorpe midfielder bagged his first goal for the Robins with a low finish under Fielding.
That goal inspired the Rams and their fans finally had something to cheer six minutes later when they scored their first goal on home soil for over five and a half hours to level.
Ward, who had been the Rams' most promising player, went on a surging run into the penalty area and his cutback from the byline was tapped in at the far post by Bryson.
And the fans only had to wait nine minutes for another celebration as Ball scored his first senior goal when he took Paul Green's shot in his stride and fired low under James, who should have done better.
McInnes' side came within inches of earning a deserved point but Brett Pitman's back-heel went just wide of the post.
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