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  • Date:09 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Pride Park Stadium
  • Attendance:25,546
  • Davies (40) Savage - pen (44)
  • Gunnarsson (15) King (38)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:44 +2.44

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Bell on Robbie Savage. Robbie Savage crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, save made by Keiren Westwood.

91:33 +1.33

Clive Platt replaces Lukas Jutkiewicz.

90:22 +0.22

Miles Addison joins the action as a substitute, replacing James Bailey. Carl Baker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robbie Savage. Free kick taken by John Brayford.

88:48

Gary McSheffrey goes off and Carl Baker comes on.

87:41

Theo Robinson produces a cross, Steve Davies produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand post.

85:55

The ball is delivered by Chris Hussey.

85:24

Richard Keogh takes a shot. Blocked by John Brayford.

85:01

David Bell takes a shot. Save made by Brad Jones.

81:35

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ben Davies.

80:44

Marlon King takes a shot. Clearance by Shaun Barker.

78:50

Effort from inside the six-yard box by Lukas Jutkiewicz goes wide right of the goal.

78:22

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marlon King by Robbie Savage. Free kick taken by Sammy Clingan.

77:35

David Bell takes a shot from close range clearing the crossbar.

77:00

Gary McSheffrey takes the inswinging corner, save made by Brad Jones.

74:32

Theo Robinson produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.

74:18

Centre by Chris Hussey, save by Brad Jones.

72:14

Russell Anderson on for Dean Leacock.

67:07

Marlon King concedes a free kick for a foul on Shaun Barker. Dean Leacock restarts play with the free kick.

66:17

Unfair challenge on Richard Keogh by Theo Robinson results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Gary McSheffrey from right wing, save by Brad Jones.

64:24

Foul by Aron Gunnarsson on Ben Davies, free kick awarded. Daniel Ayala takes the free kick.

63:36

Corner taken by Gary McSheffrey, David Bell takes a shot. Clearance made by John Brayford.

62:45

Marlon King takes a shot. Save by Brad Jones.

62:21

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Save by Brad Jones.

61:40

John Brayford produces a cross.

61:19

Jamie Ward produces a cross, Richard Keogh manages to make a clearance.

59:24

Theo Robinson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alberto Bueno. Steve Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Cameron. Keiren Westwood takes the free kick.

58:24

The ball is crossed by Chris Hussey, Dean Leacock makes a clearance.

56:16

Unfair challenge on Daniel Ayala by Marlon King results in a free kick. Daniel Ayala takes the free kick.

54:55

Marlon King delivers the ball.

53:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamie Ward by Chris Hussey. Free kick crossed by Ben Davies, clearance made by Sammy Clingan.

53:19

Steve Davies takes a shot. Martin Cranie gets a block in.

49:41

Nathan Cameron concedes a free kick for a foul on Steve Davies. Strike on goal comes in from Alberto Bueno from the free kick, Martin Cranie gets a block in.

48:18

Steve Davies produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

47:37

The ball is sent over by Gary McSheffrey, save by Brad Jones.

47:31

Chris Hussey produces a cross.

46:40 +1.40

Foul by Nathan Cameron on Steve Davies, free kick awarded. Ben Davies takes the free kick.

46:04

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Keogh by Ben Davies. Direct free kick taken by Richard Keogh.

45:17

Robbie Savage produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses right.

44:52

Robbie Savage scores a penalty. Derby 2-2 Coventry.Penalty awarded for a foul by Marlon King on Jamie Ward.

42:29

David Bell sends in a cross.

40:51

Steve Davies scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Derby 1-2 Coventry.Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Davies by Sammy Clingan. Assist by Ben Davies.

38:06

Goal scored by Marlon King from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Derby 0-2 Coventry.

37:28

Marlon King takes a shot. Save made by Brad Jones.

35:59

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Bell on Robbie Savage. Free kick taken by Dean Leacock.

35:13

A cross is delivered by Dean Leacock.

33:11

David Bell crosses the ball, clearance by Shaun Barker.

31:15

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alberto Bueno by Nathan Cameron. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Steve Davies, save by Keiren Westwood.

29:13

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Bell by Jamie Ward. Sammy Clingan takes the free kick.

27:47

Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz on James Bailey, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Brad Jones.

27:15

The ball is crossed by David Bell, clearance by Daniel Ayala.

25:39

A cross is delivered by Marlon King, clearance by Dean Leacock.

23:49

Robbie Savage gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary McSheffrey. Sammy Clingan takes the free kick.

22:22

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ben Davies on David Bell. Free kick taken by Gary McSheffrey.

21:22

Alberto Bueno takes a shot. Nathan Cameron gets a block in.

21:02

The ball is sent over by Alberto Bueno, clearance by Nathan Cameron.

19:14

Corner taken by Gary McSheffrey from the right by-line, clearance by Dean Leacock.

18:36

Corner taken by Ben Davies from the left by-line.

18:11

Gary McSheffrey challenges John Brayford unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ben Davies delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance by David Bell.

15:40

Aron Gunnarsson finds the net with a goal from close range high into the middle of the goal. Derby 0-1 Coventry.Sammy Clingan provided the assist for the goal.

15:08

Inswinging corner taken by Gary McSheffrey from the right by-line.

14:49

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Daniel Ayala gets a block in.

14:19

Jamie Ward is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.

13:42

Gary McSheffrey delivers the ball in from the corner.

13:15

Gary McSheffrey takes a shot. Blocked by Shaun Barker.

12:41

Ben Davies challenges Aron Gunnarsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richard Keogh takes the free kick.

11:58

James Bailey has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.

9:47

Gary McSheffrey has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

9:12

Gary McSheffrey takes a shot. Robbie Savage gets a block in.

5:06

A cross is delivered by Jamie Ward, Nathan Cameron manages to make a clearance.

3:29

Foul by Lukas Jutkiewicz on Ben Davies, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Brad Jones.

2:49

The official flags Shaun Barker offside. Keiren Westwood takes the indirect free kick.

2:13

Martin Cranie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robbie Savage. Dean Leacock takes the free kick.

1:37

Centre by Chris Hussey, Lukas Jutkiewicz produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

1:00

Shot from deep inside the area by Gary McSheffrey goes over the bar.

Match Preview

Rams duo sidelined Derby will be without midfielder Paul Green and defender Gareth Roberts for the visit of Midlands rivals Coventry. Both players suffered knee injuries during the defeat at Cardiff last weekend. Green faces around nine months out after seriously damaging cruciate and medial ligaments while Roberts will miss the game against the Sky Blues and the visit of Leeds on Tuesday night after he also damaged knee ligaments in south Wales. John Brayford is set to fill in as an emergency left-back for Roberts, with Daniel Ayala, Dean Leacock and Russell Anderson, fit again after a long lay-off with groin and hamstring problems, in the frame to replace Brayford at right-back. Miles Addison or James Bailey will come into contention to replace Green. Tomasz Cywka was on the bench against Cardiff after a knee ligament injury and the Polish forward is likely to be involved once again. Influential pair Marlon King and Gary McSheffrey are both doubtful for Coventry. Striker King and winger McSheffrey have both been unable to train this week due to flu and will be assessed by caretaker manager Andy Thorn as late as possible. Their absence would come as a big blow to City, with the duo jointly topping the club`s scoring charts this season alongside Lucas Jutkiewicz on seven goals. Full-back Jordan Clarke sustained an ankle injury in last weekend`s morale-boosting 2-0 win over Watford and will also be assessed ahead of the clash against County, who are just one point below the Sky Blues in 19th. Irishman Gary Deegan, who is yet to play this season, is back in full training after his long-term ankle injury but the trip to Pride Park is expected to come just too soon. Midfielders Carl Baker (ankle) and Lee Carsley (Achilles) as well as defenders Richard Wood (groin), Ben Turner (knee) and James McPake (back) remain on the sidelines.

Formation:442Manager: Nigel Clough

Derby

Formation: 41212Manager:

Coventry

  • Brad Jones
  • Dean Leacock
  • Shaun Barker
  • Daniel Ayala
  • John Brayford
  • Ben Davies
  • Robbie Savage
  • James Bailey
  • Jamie Ward
  • Steve Davies
  • Alberto Bueno
  • SUBS
  • Ross Atkins
  • Miles Addison
  • Russell Anderson
  • Ben Pringle
  • Chris Porter
  • Stephen Pearson
  • Theo Robinson

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Match Report

Rams rally to hold Sky Blues Derby produced an excellent first-half comeback to secure a share of the spoils in a 2-2 draw against Coventry. Just one point separated the sides before kick-off, with both looking over their shoulders towards the npower Championship relegation zone. But neither could claim the three points that would have gone a long way to ensuring their survival, although the Rams will be relieved to have secured just one after an awful start. In an enthralling first half, the Sky Blues put themselves in control with goals from Aron Gunnarsson and Marlon King. However, Nigel Clough's side scored twice in four minutes late in the half as first Steve Davies and then Robbie Savage with a penalty brought them right back into the game. Coventry caretaker boss Andy Thorn made two changes to the side that earned an impressive 2-0 victory over Watford last time out. Lukas Jutkiewicz, who came off the bench to net against the Hornets, earned a starting berth while Nathan Cameron replaced the injured Jordan Clarke. Thorn's decision to play Jutkiewicz almost paid instant dividends as the striker cleverly jinked his way down the right wing before finding Gary McSheffrey, who could only blaze over. McSheffrey continued to pose a threat with his direct approach. He came agonisingly close to putting the Sky Blues ahead again in the 13th minute, but, after cleverly working an opening, saw his effort deflected inches wide. The visitors got the reward their endeavour deserved in the 16th minute through a moment of quality from Gunnarsson. Brad Jones was at fault as he failed to claim a Sammy Clingan corner, allowing Gunnarsson to score with an excellent bicycle-kick. The Rams responded well, though, and nearly levelled just before the interval, but Keiren Westwood produced an excellent save keep out Steve Davies' free-kick. However, they found themselves two down in the 38th minute when, after twice being denied by Jones, King was left with the easiest of finishes. But, just as the game seemed to be slipping away from Clough's side, they pulled one back immediately, Steve Davies rising highest to node home Ben Davies' excellent free-kick. And the turnaround was complete on the stroke of half-time. Jamie Ward was brought down by King and Savage made no mistake from the spot. The second half was a different story as both sides struggled to carve out chances. The best chance to win it fell to Theo Robinson, but the former Huddersfield man was denied by Westwood.

Form Guide

    LDLWDL
  • Derby
  • VS
  • Coventry
  • LDLDLW

Last Meetings

  • Coventry
  • 2 - 1
  • Derby
  • 21/08/2010
  • Coventry
  • 0 - 1
  • Derby
  • 03/04/2010
  • Derby
  • 2 - 1
  • Coventry
  • 06/11/2009
  • Derby
  • 2 - 1
  • Coventry
  • 31/01/2009
  • Coventry
  • 1 - 1
  • Derby
  • 25/10/2008
  • Derby
  • 1 - 1
  • Coventry
  • 09/04/2007

Top Scorers

Derby

  • A Bueno 4
  • T Cywka 4
  • S Davies 3
  • P Green 2
  • C Porter 2
  • S Barker 1
  • S Pearson 1
  • D Leacock 1
  • J Ward 1
  • T Robinson 1
  • J Brayford 1
  • J Bailey 1

Coventry

  • G McSheffrey 7
  • M King 5
  • F Eastwood 5
  • L Jutkiewicz 4
  • B Turner 4
  • C Platt 3
  • AE Gunnarsson 3
  • D Bell 2
  • C Baker 1
  • R Wood 1
  • J Clarke 1

Goals

Derby

    • Total goals 106
    • Goals per game 49
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 8 (For) 8 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 12 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 10 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Coventry

    • Total goals 100
    • Goals per game 43
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 11 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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