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  • Date:10 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Pride Park Stadium
  • Attendance:23,130
  • Davies (30)
  • Murray (7) Deeney (14)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:28 +3.28

Alex Kacaniklic takes a short corner.

92:49 +2.49

The ball is sent over by Nathan Tyson.

92:06 +2.06

Nathan Tyson takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Adrian Mariappa.

91:47 +1.47

James Bailey takes a shot. Blocked by Adrian Mariappa.

90:36 +0.36

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nyron Nosworthy by Steve Davies. Martin Taylor joins the action as a substitute, replacing Troy Deeney. Tomasz Kuszczak takes the free kick.

87:55

James Bailey on for Jeff Hendrick.

87:15

Unfair challenge on Jason Shackell by Prince Buaben results in a free kick. Frank Fielding takes the direct free kick.

86:06

Foul by Paul Green on Alex Kacaniklic, free kick awarded. Paul Green is booked. Free kick taken by Prince Buaben.

85:20

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Craig Bryson goes wide of the right-hand upright.

83:39

Adrian Mariappa receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

82:49

Unfair challenge on Paul Green by Alex Kacaniklic results in a free kick. Frank Fielding restarts play with the free kick.

81:48

Foul by Chris Iwelumo on Craig Bryson, free kick awarded. The ball is swung over by Jason Shackell, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Nathan Tyson misses to the left of the goal.

81:21

Lloyd Doyley concedes a free kick for a foul on Nathan Tyson. Jason Shackell restarts play with the free kick.

80:17

Callum Ball has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal. (Watford) makes a substitution, with Prince Buaben coming on for Sean Murray.

78:28

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Bryson by Troy Deeney. Paul Green restarts play with the free kick.

75:53

Corner taken by Steve Davies from the right by-line.

74:53

Ben Davies goes off and Callum Ball comes on.

73:19

Jason Shackell fouled by Troy Deeney, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Frank Fielding.

70:00

Unfair challenge on Nathan Tyson by Jonathan Hogg results in a free kick. Ben Davies takes the free kick.

69:28

Corner taken right-footed by Ben Davies from the right by-line, Adrian Mariappa makes a clearance.

69:02

Foul by John Eustace on Jeff Hendrick, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jeff Hendrick.

68:28

The referee cautions Carl Dickinson for time wasting.

66:20

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jeff Hendrick on Alex Kacaniklic. Sean Murray restarts play with the free kick.

65:35

The referee blows for offside against Theo Robinson. Tomasz Kuszczak takes the indirect free kick.

65:00

Centre by Ben Davies, Shaun Barker takes a shot. Save by Tomasz Kuszczak.

64:24

Corner taken by Ben Davies, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance.

62:58

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nyron Nosworthy by Steve Davies. Tomasz Kuszczak restarts play with the free kick.

61:50

Chris Iwelumo is brought on as a substitute for Joe Garner.

55:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ben Davies on Carl Dickinson. Free kick taken by Tomasz Kuszczak.

54:15

Jeff Hendrick concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Garner. Tomasz Kuszczak restarts play with the free kick.

52:18

Corner taken right-footed by Ben Davies, Headed effort from inside the box by Shaun Barker misses to the right of the target.

51:53

Sean Murray challenges Craig Bryson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jeff Hendrick takes the free kick.

50:54

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathan Tyson by Lloyd Doyley. Jason Shackell restarts play with the free kick.

50:14

Effort from the edge of the area by Sean Murray goes wide of the right-hand upright.

49:21

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steve Davies on Nyron Nosworthy. Tomasz Kuszczak takes the free kick.

48:55

Troy Deeney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shaun Barker. Frank Fielding restarts play with the free kick.

48:15

Effort from deep inside the area by Alex Kacaniklic clears the bar.

47:54

The ball is crossed by Carl Dickinson, clearance by Jake Buxton.

47:09 +2.09

Carl Dickinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steve Davies. Free kick taken by Ben Davies.

46:27

The ball is crossed by Nathan Tyson, clearance made by Adrian Mariappa.

45:24 +0.24

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Davies by Nyron Nosworthy. Steve Davies has an effort direct from the free kick, Tomasz Kuszczak makes a comfortable save.

45:17

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean Murray on Jason Shackell. Jake Buxton takes the free kick.

45:01

Nathan Tyson replaces Tom Carroll.

42:32

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Sean Murray.

37:32

Theo Robinson is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Nyron Nosworthy.

34:20

Free kick awarded for a foul by Troy Deeney on Jeff Hendrick. Direct free kick taken by Jeff Hendrick.

33:55

Craig Bryson fouled by Alex Kacaniklic, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Ben Davies.

33:33

Corner taken by Alex Kacaniklic, clearance made by Jason Shackell.

30:00

Sean Murray concedes a free kick for a foul on Jason Shackell. Free kick crossed by Ben Davies, Ben Davies finds the back of the net with a goal from long range to the top right corner of the goal. Derby 1-2 Watford.

28:58

Unfair challenge on Adrian Mariappa by Theo Robinson results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tomasz Kuszczak.

27:56

Right-footed shot by Sean Murray missed to the right of the net.

26:21

Theo Robinson sends in a cross, save made by Tomasz Kuszczak.

22:49

Foul by Sean Murray on Jason Shackell, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Jason Shackell.

20:51

Jonathan Hogg takes a shot. Jake Buxton gets a block in.

19:38

Steve Davies takes a shot. Save by Tomasz Kuszczak.

18:51

Ben Davies takes the inswinging corner, save made by Tomasz Kuszczak.

17:40

Inswinging corner taken by Ben Davies from the left by-line, save by Tomasz Kuszczak.

14:40

Troy Deeney gets on the score sheet with a goal from just outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Derby 0-2 Watford.Assist on the goal came from Alex Kacaniklic.

11:25

Steve Davies fouled by Jonathan Hogg, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jason Shackell.

9:10

Alex Kacaniklic produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

7:55

Sean Murray gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Derby 0-1 Watford.Assist by Alex Kacaniklic.

7:40

Sean Murray crosses the ball, Shaun Barker makes a clearance.

6:09

Theo Robinson takes a shot. Clearance made by Adrian Mariappa.

3:44

Carl Dickinson fouled by Steve Davies, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Carl Dickinson.

3:03

Adrian Mariappa concedes a free kick for a foul on Steve Davies. Free kick taken by Jeff Hendrick.

2:05

Unfair challenge on Adrian Mariappa by Theo Robinson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Tomasz Kuszczak.

Match Preview

Shackell to continue for Rams Derby will continue to patch up Jason Shackell ahead of the visit of Watford. Shackell has been nursing a hamstring problem for several weeks but the centre-half maintained his ever-present record this season to start against Blackpool on Tuesday night. Rams coach Andy Garner said: "Jason had a light training session on Monday and the physios have done a great job on him. He he was fine to play against Blackpool and if he is fine then he plays." Jamie Ward is likely to remain absent for Saturday's game and perhaps the re-arranged east midlands derby against Nottingham Forest at Pride Park next week. The forward has missed the last two matches with a thigh injury he picked up while away on international duty with Northern Ireland. Garner added: "I don't think he has got much chance for Saturday and it will be a massive ask for next Tuesday as well. We will monitor it but we are not going to risk anybody as we have too many games coming up. If it is not right, Jamie won't play." Dale Bennett will miss Watford's trip due to concussion suffered against West Ham in midweek. The centre-back was stretchered off during Tuesday's 1-1 draw at Upton Park and taken to hospital before later being released after a series of tests, although he will still sit out at Pride Park. Bennett was knocked out during a collision with Hornets skipper John Eustace, who received stitches to a head wound but continued to play on and is fine to face the Rams. Defender Nyron Nosworthy was ruled out from the off against the Hammers due to illness but is hoping to be okay this weekend. Midfielder Ross Jenkins (groin) and forward Gavin Massey (tooth infection) again miss out, while Stephen McGinn (knee) is still not ready for first-team action. Fellow long-term absentee Martin Taylor, however, did make his first appearance since October in midweek - coming off the bench to replace Bennett - and he could be called up again if required.

Formation:442Manager: Nigel Clough

Derby

Formation: 442Manager: Sean Dyche

Watford

  • Frank Fielding
  • Paul Green
  • Shaun Barker
  • Jason Shackell
  • Jake Buxton
  • Craig Bryson
  • Tom Carroll
  • Jeff Hendrick
  • Ben Davies
  • Theo Robinson
  • Steve Davies
  • SUBS
  • Adam Legzdins
  • Nathan Tyson
  • James Bailey
  • Callum Ball
  • Tom Naylor

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Match Report

Kacaniklic helps Hornets to victory Winger Alex Kacaniklic tore Derby apart in the opening stages as his Watford side secured their fourth away win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Derby. The home side had no answer to the Fulham loanee's pace as he set up both of Watford's goals which came within the first 15 minutes. He laid on the first for Sean Murray who was left with a simple finish from 12 yards out for his second goal of the week. Then, just seven minutes later, a Shaun Barker mistake allowed Kacaniklic to drive at Derby's defence again and he found Troy Deeney whose deflected effort flew in. Derby went into the break with a glimmer of hope when Ben Davies' free-kick missed everyone before bouncing in. But the Rams, who may been distracted by the east Midlands derby with a resurgent Nottingham Forest this Tuesday, could not find a leveller in the second half. The home side were facing an uphill task after just eight minutes when Murray scored his second goal in the space of four days. Kacaniklic scampered down the left and cut the ball across for Murray, who netted against West Ham on Wednesday, to side foot home first time from near the penalty spot. Kacaniklic was enjoying a fruitful spell down the left flank and he cut inside before firing inches wide moments later. Sean Dyche's side did not have to wait long for the second goal and again the lively Kacaniklic was at the heart of the move as the Hornets doubled their advantage seven minutes after the opener. Barker let the ball slip under his foot in the middle of the pitch and Kacaniklic pounced, using his pace to break free before squaring for Troy Deeney whose deflected effort flew into the top corner. The Pride Park faithful were shocked into silence following Watford's electric start, but they came to life when Ben Davies' free-kick halved the deficit in the 31st minute. Murray's foul on Jason Shackell gave Davies the opportunity to float in a delivery which narrowly evaded the top of Steve Davies' header before bouncing into the far corner. Derby could have gone into the break on level terms but Steve Davies' tame free-kick trickled through to Watford keeper Tomasz Kuszczak. The visitors started the second half in a similar manner to how they began the first with Kacaniklic firing a right-foot chance over before Murray lashed into the side-netting. At the other end, Barker diverted a header into Kuszczak's grateful grasp before a drilled cross from substitute Nathan Tyson was somehow cleared by a last-ditch Adrian Mariappa intervention. Craig Bryson's volley was destined for the net until Kuszczak pulled off a marvellous stop and the imperious Mariappa's goalline clearance denied James Bailey in stoppage time.

Form Guide

    DLLLDW
  • Derby
  • VS
  • Watford
  • DWLLWD

Last Meetings

  • Watford
  • 0 - 1
  • Derby
  • 13/08/2011
  • Watford
  • 3 - 0
  • Derby
  • 15/01/2011
  • Derby
  • 4 - 1
  • Watford
  • 30/10/2010
  • Derby
  • 2 - 0
  • Watford
  • 06/03/2010
  • Watford
  • 0 - 1
  • Derby
  • 12/12/2009
  • Watford
  • 3 - 1
  • Derby
  • 03/05/2009

Top Scorers

Derby

  • S Davies 7
  • T Robinson 7
  • C Bryson 4
  • J Ward 4
  • C Ball 3
  • J Hendrick 2
  • B Davies 1
  • P Green 1
  • J Shackell 1
  • C Maguire 1
  • T Carroll 1

Watford

  • T Deeney 5
  • J Eustace 4
  • M Yeates 3
  • C Forsyth 3
  • C Dickinson 2
  • S Murray 2
  • M Taylor 1
  • N Nosworthy 1
  • C Iwelumo 1
  • A Mariappa 1
  • J Garner 1
  • P Buaben 1
  • A Kacaniklic 1

Goals

Derby

    • Total goals 82
    • Goals per game 37
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 9 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Watford

    • Total goals 85
    • Goals per game 40
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 10 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 12 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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