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Southampton 2-2 Derby County: Championship side edge thriller on penalties

‘Wow!’ – Derby come from 2-0 down to level against Southampton Derby recovered from a two-goal deficit to edge past Southampton 5-3 on penalties in a thrilling FA Cup third-round replay at St Mary’s. Two goals in two minutes from Stuart Armstrong and Nathan Redmond had put the hosts on course for victory, after the visitors had earlier had a Craig Bryson goal disallowed by VAR. But Harry Wilson’s free-kick sparked a revival before Martyn Waghorn headed a late equaliser for Frank Lampard’s side. Redmond missed in the shootout for…

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Spygate: Football Focus pundits discuss Leeds spy at Derby County

Football Focus pundit Martin Keown says Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa has “broken the moral code” of the sport, after he admitted sending a member of staff to spy on opponents Derby County in training. READ MORE: Leeds United boss ‘reminded of club’s integrity and honesty’ WATCH MORE: ‘We believe we’re good enough to win league’ – Winks on Spurs title hopes Source link

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Leeds United 2-0 Derby County: Marcelo Bielsa’s side beat Frank Lampard’s Rams

Marcelo Bielsa (left) and Frank Lampard shook hands before and after the match at Elland Road Leeds United beat Derby County to move five points clear at the top of the Championship, after head coach Marcelo Bielsa took full responsibility for the pre-match ‘spygate’ saga. Bielsa admitted sending a member of his staff to watch Derby train on Thursday, a story that dominated the build-up to the game and one the Football Association is now investigating. The contest at Elland Road was predictably frantic and feisty, but Leeds dominated from…

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Norwich City 3-4 Derby County: Frank Lampard experiences football first after Jack Marriott winner

Fikayo Tomori’s goal was his second of the season for Derby Manager Frank Lampard said he had never before been involved in a match like Derby County’s astonishing 4-3 win over Norwich City. Jack Marriott grabbed a dramatic late winner as the Rams recovered from 2-0 and then 3-2 down – with five minutes remaining – to edge a gripping game delayed for 20 minutes because of floodlight failure. “It had everything,” Lampard said. “I have certainly never gone back to the dressing room and then come back like that…

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Derby County 0-0 Nottingham Forest: Rams earn point in Frank Lampard’s first derby as boss

Nottingham Forest’s Joe Lolley went closest to a winner when his shot hit the bar Derby County boss Frank Lampard had to settle for a hard-fought draw in his first East Midlands derby, as Nottingham Forest moved to within a point of the Championship play-off spots after an enthralling game. In a tense and physical first half, Derby had a penalty appeal waved away after Tom Lawrence was chopped down by Tendayi Darikwa, while Tom Huddlestone sent a difficult close-range effort off target for the hosts. The Championship’s leading scorer…

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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool manager charged with misconduct for derby celebration

Liverpool 1-0 Everton: Klopp apologises for running on pitch after winner Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been charged by the Football Association with misconduct for running on to the pitch after his side’s 96th-minute winner against Everton at Anfield. Klopp ran on to hug goalkeeper Alisson after Divock Origi’s bizarre goal in Sunday’s Merseyside derby. Liverpool won 1-0 to move two points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City. Klopp, who later apologised, has until 18:00 GMT on Thursday to respond. The German, speaking after Sunday’s game, said: “I have to…

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Aston Villa 4-2 Birmingham City: Hosts win six-goal Second City derby thriller

Jack Grealish’s goal against Birmingham City was just his second of the season Aston Villa came from behind to beat Birmingham City in one of the finest Second City derbies ever played. After trailing to Lukas Jutkiewicz’s 28th-minute volley, Dean Smith’s side turned it round with two goals in two minutes before the break from Jonathan Kodjia and Jack Grealish. Tammy Abraham added a third from the penalty spot just after the restart. Kristian Pedersen caused some nerves by pulling one back, but Alan Hutton’s stunning late run and neatly…

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Man City 3-1 Man Utd: Hosts claim deserved derby victory & go back top

Manchester City’s David Silva has scored four goals in his past five games Manchester City returned to the Premier League summit with a convincing derby victory over Manchester United at Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola’s side were seeking the result they needed to go back to the top of the table after Liverpool’s lunchtime win over Fulham at Anfield – and it was rarely in doubt after David Silva bundled home an early goal to give them a narrow interval advantage. City got the second goal their superiority deserved with Sergio…

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Hearts & Hibs condemn derby incidents & vow to ban culprits

Hibs boss Neil Lennon struck by object at Tynecastle One of the five people arrested at Wednesday’s Edinburgh derby was identified to police by other fans, Hearts owner Ann Budge has revealed. Hibs boss Neil Lennon was struck by a coin at Tynecastle, Hearts goalkeeper Zdenek Zlamal claims he was punched by a fan, while both assistant referees were also targeted. In a joint statement, Hearts and Hibs condemned the “unsavoury” incidents. The clubs say the culprits will “face appropriate sanctions”. A 25-year-old man has been charged with assault after…

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Chelsea 3-2 Derby: Blues win dramatic Carabao Cup tie

Derby conceded two own goals in the space of 16 minutes in the first half Chelsea knocked out Derby in the Carabao Cup fourth round as Frank Lampard’s return to Stamford Bridge as a manager ended in a dramatic defeat. Five goals were scored in a frantic first half, including two own goals from Derby defenders Fikayo Tomori and Richard Keogh. The Championship side came from behind twice through Jack Marriott and Martyn Waghorn. But Cesc Fabregas slotted home four minutes before half-time for what proved to be the winner.…

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