Friday, August 26, at 21:45, Burton and Derby will duel in the first game of the round with number 5 in the Championship.
Burton is a newly promoted, that gathered 4 points from the first four stages, for which ranks 18. If in the previous stage of the Championship managed to snatch a point behind Blackburn’s equal on the field, 2-2, the middle of this week suffered a dramatic defeat. Burton lost 0-5 in front of Liverpool, in a duel in the second round of the EFL Cup match taking place throughout the ‘Pirelli Stadium’ area where they will evolve and Friday night.
Derby ranks 16th with 5 points and is the team with the fewest goals scored so far, and the fewest received golerajul is 1-2. In the previous round only managed a draw, 0-0 at home, in the company of Aston Villa. However, Derby continued developments timid middle of this week and took shots from 11 m to pass Carlisle, whom he met in the second round of EFL Cup. Moreover, he played two games on foreign land Derby in the competition this season, both games ending with more than 2 goals scored, and they belonged to a single team.
Burton (3-5-2): McLaughlin – Turner – McFadzean – Mousinho – Akins – Irvine – Palmer – Naylor – Dyer – O’Grady – Beavon
Derby (4-1-4-1): Carson – Christie – Shackell – Keogh – Forsyth – Hughes – Ince – Butterfield – Bryson – Russell – Martin
The two met over time, but in 2009 made it only in friendly matches on Friday their first duel was played in a competitive match in seven years. Derby favorite go easy, but this game that it has provided in this start to the season was not convincing, and therefore tend to go on the same line. Most likely it will reappear as much, trying to hit a fixed phase or a positional attack.