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Corner from the left by-line taken by Michael O'Connor, Shot by Garry Thompson from 20 yards. Save by Frank Fielding.
Shot by Josh Wright from a long way out goes over the net.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor played to the near post, Garry Thompson produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Shefki Kuqi is brought on as a substitute for Luke Moore.
(Scunthorpe) makes a substitution, with Garry Thompson coming on for Jonathan Forte. Trent McClenahan produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Corner taken by Ben Pringle played to the near post, Michael O'Connor manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luke Moore by Rob Jones. Robbie Savage takes the direct free kick.
Dean Moxey comes on in place of Kris Commons.
Gareth Roberts is shown a red card. Michael O'Connor scores a penalty. Derby 3-2 Scunthorpe.Martyn Woolford fouled by Gareth Roberts, the ref awards a Penalty.
Gareth Roberts is given a yellow card. Unfair challenge on Freddie Sears by Gareth Roberts results in a free kick. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.
Luke Moore has an effort at goal from 20 yards. Save by Joe Murphy.
Foul by Robbie Savage on Kevin McDonald, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Josh Wright, clearance by Ben Pringle.
Trent McClenahan fouled by Ben Pringle, the ref awards a free kick. Michael O'Connor delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, save by Frank Fielding.
Ben Pringle joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alberto Bueno.
Unfair challenge on John Brayford by Jonathan Forte results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robbie Savage.
Luke Moore gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Derby 3-1 Scunthorpe.Assist on the goal came from Tomasz Cywka.
Kevin McDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on Robbie Savage. Frank Fielding takes the free kick.
Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Tomasz Cywka misses to the right of the target.
Martyn Woolford replaces Dany N'Guessan. Inswinging corner taken by Alberto Bueno from the left by-line.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Frank Fielding.
Michael Raynes leaves the field to be replaced by Trent McClenahan.
Stephen Pearson takes a shot. Joe Murphy gets a block in.
John Brayford fouled by Dany N'Guessan, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Dean Leacock.
Foul by Freddie Sears on Robbie Savage, free kick awarded. Robbie Savage takes the free kick.
Michael O'Connor concedes a free kick for a foul on Alberto Bueno. Robbie Savage restarts play with the free kick.
Short corner worked by Kris Commons. Rob Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kris Commons. Kris Commons crosses the ball, Dean Leacock has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
Caution for Cliff Byrne. Cliff Byrne challenges Kris Commons unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Robbie Savage, clearance made by Michael Raynes.
Unfair challenge on Rob Jones by Stephen Pearson results in a free kick. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Robbie Savage by Michael O'Connor results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Robbie Savage.
Penalty scored by Kris Commons. Derby 2-1 Scunthorpe.Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Alberto Bueno by Michael O'Connor.
Alberto Bueno takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Cliff Byrne.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Cliff Byrne on Kris Commons. John Brayford takes the free kick.
Dany N'Guessan concedes a free kick for a foul on Kris Commons. Free kick taken by Robbie Savage.
Stephen Pearson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael O'Connor. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.
Josh Wright is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Josh Wright on Tomasz Cywka. Kris Commons has an effort direct from the free kick.
Tomasz Cywka has an effort at goal from 18 yards. Joe Murphy makes a save.
Corner taken short by Alberto Bueno.
A goal is scored by Jonathan Forte from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Derby 1-1 Scunthorpe.Assist by Michael O'Connor.
Corner taken left-footed by Kris Commons to the near post, clearance by Rob Jones.
Robbie Savage challenges Freddie Sears unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Michael O'Connor from left channel.
Foul by Michael O'Connor on Stephen Pearson, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Kris Commons from right channel.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Raynes by Luke Moore. Cliff Byrne takes the direct free kick.
Jonathan Forte produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.
Kris Commons fouled by Cliff Byrne, the ref awards a free kick. Robbie Savage takes the direct free kick.
Outswinging corner taken by Michael O'Connor from the right by-line, clearance by Luke Moore.
Corner taken by Michael O'Connor, Headed effort from inside the area by Rob Jones hits the post.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Kris Commons played to the near post, clearance by Michael O'Connor.
Unfair challenge on Alberto Bueno by Kevin McDonald results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robbie Savage.
John Brayford fouled by Rob Jones, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Frank Fielding.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Forte by John Brayford. The ball is crossed by Michael O'Connor, Close range headed effort by Rob Jones misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kris Commons by Michael O'Connor. Robbie Savage restarts play with the free kick. Effort on goal by Kris Commons from 30 yards. Joe Murphy makes a save. Short corner taken by Kris Commons from the right by-line, Kris Commons produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Corner from left by-line taken by Michael O'Connor.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Frank Fielding by Jonathan Forte. Free kick taken by Dean Leacock.
Shot from just outside the box by Dany N'Guessan goes over the bar.
Tomasz Cywka fires in a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Derby 1-0 Scunthorpe.Assist by Alberto Bueno.
Shot by Tomasz Cywka. Joe Murphy makes a save.
The match begins.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
The match has reached full-time.
The referee gets the second half started.
Rams boss waits on injury worries
Manager Nigel Clough is waiting on the fitness of several players before he decides how to shuffle Derby's defence for the visit of Scunthorpe.
Shaun Barker's one-match suspension for reaching five yellow cards means the Rams need a central defensive partner for Dean Leacock. Russell Anderson, John Brayford and Dean Moxey are the men in the frame but who gets the nod could depend on the fitness of other players.
Groin and hamstring injuries have restricted Anderson to a single start this season, but, despite the Scot not featuring in the reserve-team game against Nottingham Forest on Wednesday, Clough hopes he will train on Friday and be available.
Brayford could again switch from right-back to replace Barker. When Brayford has been asked to play at centre-half, Paul Green has dropped filled in at full-back, but the midfielder is a doubt after he was forced to pull out of the Republic of Ireland squad this week with an ankle injury.
A third option would be to bring in Gareth Roberts, who played 70 minutes for the reserves in midweek, at left-back and move Moxey into the centre.
Elsewhere, on-loan keeper Frank Fielding is nursing a bruised hip following the defeat at Leicester so Stephen Bywater could start after making his return from a wrist injury in the reserves. Striker Alberto Bueno (ankle and Achilles) could also come back into the reckoning.
Scunthorpe boss Ian Baraclough will assess the fitness of several players ahead of the trip.
Defender Eddie Nolan took a knock to his ankle in last weekend's home defeat to Cardiff and is the Iron's biggest injury concern.
Rookie centre-back Niall Canavan continues to miss out with a knee problem while David Mirfin is absent until December with a foot injury.
Sam Togwell is also sidelined due to a knee injury and defender Michael Raynes will be assessed along with Garry Thompson and Jim McNulty.
Midfielder Michael O'Connor and goalkeeper Joe Murphy will return to training from international duty with Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland respectively on Friday.
On-loan West Ham striker Freddie Sears will play the final game of his month-long stay but Scunthorpe are hoping to extend the agreement.
Rams' home run continues after penalty drama
A controversial penalty helped 10-man Derby record six successive home victories for the first time at Pride Park as they defeated Scunthorpe 3-2.
Tomasz Cywka put the Rams ahead after just three minutes before Jonathan Forte equalised with his first goal since the opening month of the season in the 27th minute.
The game`s main talking point came 10 minutes later. Alberto Bueno did well to force his way into the penalty area, but once the Spaniard got there he appeared to go down very easily under a challenge from Michael O'Connor.
Scunthorpe complained, but to no avail, and Kris Commons smashed home the spot-kick.
Luke Moore looked to have wrapped up all three points for Derby just before the hour mark but the Iron reduced their arrears to a single goal once more when Gareth Roberts brought down Freddie Sears with 15 minutes remaining.
Roberts received his second yellow card and was subsequently sent off and O`Connor converted the penalty.
However, the Rams held on for a sixth straight win for the first time since they left the Baseball Ground for Pride Park in 1997.
Derby flew out of the blocks and Cywka quickly opened the scoring. Bueno slid the ball inside from the right and the Pole drove a shot into the bottom corner from the edge of the box.
The Rams would have doubled their lead after eight minutes had Joe Murphy not tipped a long-range shot from Commons around a post.
Scunthorpe almost equalised with their first real attack but Rob Jones` header from O`Connor`s cross struck a post.
Forte flashed a shot just wide midway through the first half before getting on the scoresheet shortly afterwards.
The striker latched on to O`Connor`s pass and shrugged off a Derby defender before beating Frank Fielding from 12 yards.
Murphy was called into action again to deny Cywka but Commons soon put Derby back in front, much to the dismay of all associated with the Iron.
Cywka headed wide at the start of the second half.
The Pole was involved again when the Rams extended their lead, providing the pass for Moore to fire a shot into the top corner from the edge of the area after 59 minutes.
Fielding reacted quickly to keep out O`Connor`s free-kick but the on-loan keeper could do little when he faced the Northern Ireland international from the penalty spot.
Scunthorpe could not really take advantage of Roberts` dismissal. Substitutes Trent McClenahan and Garry Thompson had efforts but missed the target, while Josh Wright fired over the bar from long range in a last act of desperation in injury time.
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