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Derby County 4-1 Watford

Another disappointing away day for the Hornet's who were left pointless following a trip to Pride Park yesterday.

Despite being able to call on the services of striker Marvin Sordell and Danny Graham after they were withdrawn against Scunthorpe United the previous Saturday. Michael Bryan and Stephen McGinn continued in the wide areas of midfield with Will Buckley benched once again.

For Derby Tomasz Cywka came in behind Spanish loanee Alberto Bueno up top.

The visitors got off to an awful start when former Crewe Alexandra right-back John Brayford opened his account for the Rams on 14 minutes.

Following an Andrew Taylor slip down the left a quick throw-on from Derby was fed into the path of full-back Brayford who charged through the Hornet's backline to half volley a superb effort over Scott Loach from the edge of the area.

The second came on 37 minutes from the Pole Cwyka who had previously rattled the woodwork.

After another throw-on which was worked back to Cwyka just inside the area via Paul Green to allow the former Wigan winger to smash home via a deflection.

Half-time: 2-0

Watford created an early second-opportunity when John Eustace pulled a free kick back from the touchline for Troy Deeney to somehow hammer wide from the edge of the six yard box.

Just ten minutes into the second-half academy graduate Matty Whichelow got Watford back in the game with his first professional strike.

Set through by a delightful through ball the nippy young winger clipped the ball past Frank Fielding via a deflection off the on-rushing 'keeper.

First-half substitute Shefki Kuqi got Derby's third to restore their two goal lead.

A long ball from Paul Green was cleverly chested down by Kuqi who barged a flimsy Aidy Mariappa out the way before half volleying past Scott Loach.

The fourth came nine minutes from time, Tomasz Cywka claiming his second strike of the afternoon.

A perfectly-placed pass from skipper Robbie Savage from Cywka down the right-hand side of the penalty area before he danced past Andrew Taylor to fire past Loach on his left peg.

Full-time: 4-1

Next up it's Nottingham Forest at Vicarage Road, a side with slightly dicey form themselves. Time to take advantage lads.

Derby County Starting XI: Fielding; Brayford, Leacock, Barker, Moxey; Green, Savage (c), Bailey, Commons; Cywka; Bueno.



Watford Starting XI: Loach; Doyley, Mariappa, M.Taylor, A.Taylor; Eustace (c); Bryan, Mutch, McGinn; Sordell and Graham.




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Writer: Tom Bodell Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday October 31 2010

Time: 4:21PM

 

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