Derby County 1-1 West Bromwich Albion: Late Kenneth Zohore penalty ensures spoils are shared as Albion supervisor Slaven Bilic turns into first supervisor to be SENT OFF below new guidelines
- Three penalties got at Satisfaction Park this afternoon by referee Gavin Ward
- Martyn Waghorn opened the scoring however his second penalty was saved
- A late penalty noticed Albion earn some extent after a tender foul was given in opposition to County
- Slaven Bilic was given a crimson card, the primary supervisor to take action below new rule
Martyn Waghorn’s season to date has been primarily centered on the penalty spot. He is taken 4 earlier than the tip of August with a 50 per cent success price.
Penalties turned out to be theme of the day at Satisfaction Park as West Brom chipped in with a Kenneth Zohore equaliser from the spot too earlier than boss Slaven Bilic was despatched off for 2 yellow playing cards.
Derby striker Waghorn bookended the primary half of a decent contest in opposition to West Brom with one transformed and one missed. The second failure, simply earlier than half-time, was justice after midfielder Filip Krovinovic was judged to have dealt with when the ball hit him excessive on the shoulder.
A late Kenneth Zohore penalty after a seemingly tender foul earned West Brom some extent at Derby
Slaven Bilic turned the primary supervisor to be given a crimson card below this season’s new rule
Derby followers rejoice as Waghorn places away the primary penalty of the sport and provides them the lead
Waghorn scores from the penalty spot within the first 5 minutes of the sport
Protests had been lengthy and loud, spilling over into the technical space and incomes Bilic a primary reserving from referee Gavin Ward following an alternate of views with fourth official Ross Joyce.
There was no such confusion over the primary. Kieran Gibbs fouled Waghorn, who picked himself up and drove his kick previous Sam Johnstone. Then within the final eight minutes Matheus Pereira went down below a problem from Max Lowe and Danish striker Zohore did the remainder.
MATCH FACTS FROM PRIDE PARK
Derby County (4-2-3-1): Roos, Bielik, Keogh, Buchanan, Lowe, Knight (Paterson 90), Huddlestone, Waghorn (Evans 82), Dowell, Lawrence, Marriott (Bennett 77)
Subs not used: Hamer, Shinnie, Clarke, Malone
Objectives: Waghorn 5 (pen)
West Bromwich Albion (4-2-3-1): Johnstone, Ferguson, Bartley, Ajayi, Gibbs (Furlong 20), Livermore, Sawyers, Phillips (Pereira 71), Krovinovic, Edwards (Diangana 45), Zohore
Subs not used: Bond, O’Shea, Brunt, Austin
Booked: Ferguson, Bilic (crimson card)
Objectives: Zohore 84 (pen)
Referee: Gavin Ward
Season at a look
- Premier League
- League One
- League Two
- Scottish Premiership
- Scottish Div 1
- Scottish Div 2
- Scottish Div 3
- Ligue 1
- Serie A
- La Liga
The explosive begin promised a lot for Derby however turned out to be exhausting to maintain. Whether or not it was the nice and cozy climate or the unconscious sitting again on a lead, West Brom got here into the competition which received’t have happy Rams coach Phillip Cocu. Cocu is softly-spoken and seems unemotional however, judging by his workforce choice, he as ruthless as they arrive.
He’s additionally ready to take a threat. Derby had been seeking to win at residence for the primary time this season and the Dutchman’s response to that poor statistic was to herald two 18-year-olds for his or her first League begins. Jason Knight, a Republic of Eire under-21 worldwide, and left-sided defender Lee Buchanan had been the shock names on the team-sheet.
Buchanan performed within the Carabao Cup win in opposition to Scunthorpe, scoring a wonderful purpose. Selecting followers’ favorite Jack Marriott additionally added a brand new attacking dimension to Cocu’s workforce.
West Bromwich Albion’s Kenneth Zohore goes near drawing the scores stage
Derby’s Philip Cocu (left) and West Bromwich Albion’s Slaven Bilic (proper) chat earlier than kick off
Counterpart Bilic is one other of the fashionable breed of supervisor who treats age as only a meaningless quantity. In case you’re ok, you’re sufficiently old. So there was a welcome again for yet one more 18-year-old – defender Nathan Ferguson rather than Darnell Furlong.
Albion have had their very own points at residence however have performed with a freedom on their travels which advised they’d be fairly a menace within the East Midlands.
By half-time each groups’ possession statistics illustrated the closeness of the competition. Derby may have been additional forward had Tom Lawrence been a tad extra correct from a Marriott cross.
When West Brom did threaten, Kelle Roos was available to disclaim Ferguson whereas Krovinovic couldn’t fairly discover a gap from one in all his free kicks. The clock was operating down on the primary half when the ball was hoiked into the world. Krovinovic chased, and as his shoulder touched the ball, the group appealed.
Referee Ward consulted his assistant and pointed to the spot. All hell broke out and it was a full three minutes earlier than Waghorn stepped as much as take the kick. His selection of placement had been questioned earlier this season after a failure in opposition to Swansea and this time Johnstone guessed proper.
Buoyed by that, the Baggies saved battering away, successful the penalty award. There was nonetheless time for Bilic to blow his prime after Lee Buchanan blocked an effort by Zohore just for the referee to determine it was a purpose kick quite than a nook.