DERBY. Cardiff City beats Derby County 1-0 after J. Hugill scored just 1 goal (56′). Derby County was unquestionably superior in terms of ball possession (69%).
The match was played at the Pride Park Stadium stadium in Derby on Saturday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Keith Stroud who had the assistance of Jonathan Hunt and Samuel Lewis. The 4th official was Paul Howard. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 17.4 degrees Celsius or 63.28 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 62%.
Derby County had a superior ball possession 69% while Cardiff City was struggling with a 31% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Derby County was putting more pressure with 72 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 4 were on target. Nevertheless, Cardiff City succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.
Derby County shot 16 times, 4 on target, 12 off target. Talking about the opposition, Cardiff City shot 3 times, 1 on target, 2 off target.
Derby County received 1 yellow card (L. Thompson). On the other side, Cardiff City received 2 yellow cards (P. Ng and M. Harris).
After playing this contest, Derby County will stay with 34 points to remain in the 23rd place. On the other side, Cardiff City will have 53 points to hold in the 18th place.
Derby County – Formation
Derby County started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Wayne Mark Rooney decided to play with the following team: .
Derby County made 3 changes: T. Lawrence for L. Plange (59′), C. Forsyth for F. Ebosele (65′) and R. Allsop for K. Roos (72′).
Cardiff City – Formation
Cardiff City started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
Steve Morison played with: .
Cardiff City could not rely on the presence of M. Watters (injured).
Cardiff City made 3 changes: O. Denham for R. Colwill (46′), E. King for I. Davies (62′) and I. Davies for M. Watters (78′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.
- AFC Bournemouth – Millwall – 1-0
- Birmingham City – Blackburn Rovers – 1-2
- Derby County – Cardiff City – 0-1
- Huddersfield Town – Bristol City – 2-0
- Hull City – Nottingham Forest – 1-1
- Luton Town – Reading – 1-0
- Peterborough United – Blackpool – 5-0
- Preston North End – Middlesbrough – 4-1
- Sheffield United – Fulham – 4-0
- Stoke City – Coventry City – 1-1
- Swansea City – Queens Park Rangers – 0-1
- West Bromwich Albion – Barnsley – 4-0