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Gareth Roberts produces a cross.
Ben Pringle takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Gabor Gyepes.
The ball is sent over by Ben Pringle, clearance by Gabor Gyepes.
Corner taken left-footed by Shaun Barker from the right by-line, Luke Varney takes a shot. Daniel Drinkwater gets a block in.
Paul Green produces a cross, Mark Hudson makes a clearance.
Chris Burke takes a shot. Paul Green gets a block in.
Chris Porter replaces Tomasz Cywka.
Ben Pringle produces a cross, Effort on goal by Tomasz Cywka from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.
Tomasz Cywka takes a shot. Blocked by Gabor Gyepes.
John Brayford produces a cross, Darcy Blake makes a clearance.
Ross McCormack joins the action as a substitute, replacing Michael Chopra.
The ball is sent over by Gareth Roberts, Gabor Gyepes manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tomasz Cywka on Darcy Blake. Gabor Gyepes takes the direct free kick.
A cross is delivered by Jay Bothroyd.
Chris Burke grabs a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Derby 1-2 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Peter Whittingham.
Ben Pringle is brought on as a substitute for Kris Commons.
The ball is sent over by Peter Whittingham.
Kris Commons takes a inswinging corner to the near post, save made by David Marshall. The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by David Marshall.
Centre by Darcy Blake.
Conor Doyle is brought on as a substitute for Robbie Savage.
Inswinging corner taken by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line played to the near post, Robbie Savage makes a clearance.
Chris Burke delivers the ball, Gareth Roberts gets a block in.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Michael Chopra. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.
Paul Green takes a shot. Save by David Marshall.
Peter Whittingham sends in a cross.
Unfair challenge on Darcy Blake by Luke Varney results in a free kick. Peter Whittingham takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Tomasz Cywka, clearance made by Seyi Olofinjana.
Effort on goal by Daniel Drinkwater from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
Kris Commons takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.
Robbie Savage gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Seyi Olofinjana. Robbie Savage is booked. Direct free kick taken by David Marshall.
Paul Green concedes a free kick for a foul on Seyi Olofinjana. Direct free kick taken by David Marshall.
Luke Varney fouled by Mark Hudson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robbie Savage.
Adam Matthews sends in a cross, Shaun Barker makes a clearance.
Short corner worked by Peter Whittingham.
The ball is swung over by Michael Chopra, clearance made by Dean Leacock.
Centre by Robbie Savage.
Chris Burke sends in a cross.
The ball is swung over by Michael Chopra, Gareth Roberts makes a clearance.
Michael Chopra takes a shot. Save by Stephen Bywater. Corner from the right by-line taken by Peter Whittingham, clearance by James Bailey.
Unfair challenge on Jay Bothroyd by Shaun Barker results in a free kick. Shaun Barker is shown a yellow card. Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Adam Matthews, clearance by Shaun Barker.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Chris Burke, Shaun Barker manages to make a clearance.
Luke Varney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Whittingham. Peter Whittingham takes the free kick.
Adam Matthews is brought on as a substitute for Kevin McNaughton.
John Brayford sends in a cross, Adam Matthews gets a block in. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Brayford by Adam Matthews. Free kick crossed by Kris Commons.
Adam Matthews is booked.
Jay Bothroyd is adjudged to have handled the ball. Dean Leacock takes the direct free kick.
Chris Burke takes a shot. Dean Leacock gets a block in. Seyi Olofinjana has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Foul by James Bailey on Jay Bothroyd, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Adam Matthews.
Inswinging corner taken by Kris Commons.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Chris Burke, Seyi Olofinjana takes a shot. Save made by Stephen Bywater. The referee blows for offside against Jay Bothroyd. Free kick taken by Shaun Barker.
Seyi Olofinjana challenges Kris Commons unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike comes in from Kris Commons from the free kick, save by David Marshall.
Centre by Kris Commons, David Marshall makes a save.
Chris Burke takes a shot. Shaun Barker gets a block in. Corner taken by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line.
Chris Burke sends in a cross, Shaun Barker makes a clearance.
Shaun Barker concedes a free kick for a foul on Jay Bothroyd. Peter Whittingham takes the direct free kick.
Kris Commons crosses the ball.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Kris Commons from the right by-line, Shaun Barker takes a shot. Save made by David Marshall.
Unfair challenge on Jay Bothroyd by Gareth Roberts results in a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Peter Whittingham.
Luke Varney sends in a cross, Tomasz Cywka finds the back of the net with a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Derby 1-1 Cardiff.Assist on the goal came from Luke Varney.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tomasz Cywka from the left by-line, Gabor Gyepes manages to make a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Kris Commons, clearance by Chris Burke.
The referee blows for offside against Jay Bothroyd. Shaun Barker takes the direct free kick.
Michael Chopra grabs a goal from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Derby 0-1 Cardiff.The assist for the goal came from Chris Burke.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Jay Bothroyd. Free kick taken by Shaun Barker.
Effort from the edge of the area by Kris Commons goes wide of the left-hand post.
Effort from deep inside the area by Peter Whittingham clears the bar.
A cross is delivered by Jay Bothroyd, Dean Leacock manages to make a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Michael Chopra.
Kris Commons produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.
Robbie Savage concedes a free kick for a foul on Jay Bothroyd. Jay Bothroyd takes the direct free kick.
Centre by Darcy Blake, save made by Stephen Bywater.
The referee gets the match started.
The players leave the pitch at half time.
The match restarts for the second half.
The final whistle goes and the game is over.
Green returns for Rams
Derby can welcome back Paul Green for the visit of Cardiff.
The midfielder missed the Carling Cup defeat at Crewe in midweek as he was playing the full 90 minutes of the Republic of Ireland`s 1-0 defeat to Argentina but should come straight into Nigel Clough`s side.
But defender Russell Anderson is set for a month on the sidelines after he injured his groin in the fine 2-1 win at Leeds last weekend.
Shaun Barker took his place at Crewe and should keep his place despite scoring the own goal which dumped the Rams out of the competition.
Striker Chris Porter's hip problem is not as bad as first feared and he could be fit for Saturday after he was replaced at half-time at Gresty Road.
Jake Buxton built up his match fitness with 90 minutes in a behind-closed-doors friendly on Wednesday while midfielder Stephen Pearson is recovering from knee surgery and is six weeks away from a return.
Jay Bothroyd and David Marshall could shake off injuries to be fit for Cardiff.
Striker Bothroyd was forced off at half-time in Wednesday`s 4-1 Carling Cup triumph over Barnet but is likely to make the trip to Pride Park.
Goalkeeper Marshall withdrew from international duty with Scotland in midweek nursing an elbow problem yet could also be in contention to challenge Tom Heaton for the number one jersey.
But the pair are not the only concerns for manager Dave Jones, who will hand late fitness tests to the versatile Darcy Blake and full-back Kevin McNaughton. Should they not make it then new boy Martin John could again be asked to fill in despite a lack of match fitness.
Adam Matthews also had to be substituted shortly after half-time against Burton due to injury, while Jason Koumas got 50 minutes under his belt but is still not ready to start from the off.
Midfielder Seyi Olofinjana is expected to make Jones` squad after his arrival on loan from Hull.
Burke helps City secure Rams raid
Chris Burke struck late on as Cardiff recorded their first league win of the season with a 2-1 success at Derby.
The Glaswegian turned the ball home from close range with 12 minutes remaining after Peter Whittingham`s cross caused confusion in the Derby defence.
Michael Chopra had earlier put last season`s play-off finalists ahead after 15 minutes with a tidy 12-yard finish.
The lead lasted just 10 minutes as Tomasz Cywka poked home his first goal in English football to equalise for the Rams.
Cardiff had the first chance of the game in the 11th minute. Derby skipper Robbie Savage gave the ball away to Whittingham, who found Chopra on the right.
Chopra cut the ball back for Whittingham and his first-time shot from 15 yards was just over the bar.
The visitors took the lead four minutes later when Kris Commons was dispossessed by Burke, who picked out Chopra and the striker smartly took his time before beating Stephen Bywater.
Derby equalised in the 25th minute. John Brayford's throw into the box was chested down by Luke Varney who hooked the ball over his head. Cywka timed his run perfectly to steer a low shot past David Marshall from eight yards.
Cardiff broke swiftly in the 33rd minute with Jay Bothroyd finding Burke, who cut in from the right and saw his shot beaten behind by Bywater.
Four minutes before half-time, Commons' corner dropped to the unmarked Cywka but his volley was too close to Marshall.
Following that chance, Kevin McNaughton worringly went down and there was a lengthy delay as he was attended to by medics before leaving the field on a stretcher.
Daniel Drinkwater shot over the crossbar on the hour mark before Derby responded through Paul Green, whose shot was saved by Marshall.
Burke then converted Whittingham`s cross after Bywater and one of his defenders appeared to get in each other's way.
Shaun Barker could have rescued a point for the Rams but the ball struck the big defender on the knee as it bobbled around inside the six-yard box.
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