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Derby County 0-2 Newcastle United

Yoan Gouffran
Yoan Gouffran's fine volley put Newcastle United ahead in the first half

Newcastle United moved up to second in the Championship table with a comfortable victory at Derby County.

Yoan Gouffran gave the visitors the lead when he thundered in a volley from Jonjo Shelvey's corner.

Craig Bryson had the Rams' best chance after the break, but his powerful shot from the edge of the box was parried away by goalkeeper Matz Sels.

The Magpies sealed the win in injury time, Ayoze Perez finding DeAndre Yedlin to scuff a shot home.

Derby's goal-scoring difficulties continue, having scored just once in their first six league games despite handing debuts to an attacking trio of Matej Vydra, James Wilson and Ikechi Anya, who were signed before the transfer window closed.

By contrast, Rafael Benitez's Newcastle have now recovered from their wobbly start to the campaign to pick up four straight wins in the second tier, with keeper Sels barely tested.

That was in no small part down to the defensive effort throughout the side, typified by wingers Matt Ritchie and Gouffran doubling up with their full-backs to deny Derby the opportunity to bring their attacking additions into the game.

They were also ruthless enough to take their chances, soaking up Derby's second-half resurgence and then releasing the pressure with a late sucker-punch second goal.

Line-ups

Derby

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Carson
  • 2Christie
  • 6Keogh
  • 5ShackellSubstituted forBentat 88'minutes
  • 29Olsson
  • 7Russell
  • 19Hughes
  • 4Bryson
  • 8AnyaSubstituted forInceat 78'minutes
  • 23Vydra
  • 14WilsonSubstituted forBlackmanat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Ince
  • 11Bent
  • 15Johnson
  • 16Pearce
  • 18Butterfield
  • 22Blackman
  • 35Mitchell

Newcastle

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 28Sels
  • 8Anita
  • 18Mbemba
  • 6Lascelles
  • 3Dummett
  • 11Ritchie
  • 12ShelveyBooked at 24mins
  • 4Colback
  • 20GouffranBooked at 60minsSubstituted forYedlinat 73'minutes
  • 15DiaméSubstituted forHaydenat 88'minutes
  • 9GayleBooked at 76minsSubstituted forPérezat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Clark
  • 7Lazaar
  • 14Hayden
  • 17Pérez
  • 22Yedlin
  • 26Darlow
  • 45Mitrovic
Referee:
James Linington
Attendance:
30,405

Match Stats

Home TeamDerbyAway TeamNewcastle
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home10
Away11
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home2
Away5
Fouls
Home8
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Derby County 0, Newcastle United 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Derby County 0, Newcastle United 2.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Derby County 0, Newcastle United 2. DeAndre Yedlin (Newcastle United) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal following a corner.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Newcastle United. Conceded by Will Hughes.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Newcastle United. Conceded by Johnny Russell.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Darren Bent (Derby County).

  7. Post update

    Isaac Hayden (Newcastle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Derby County. Darren Bent replaces Jason Shackell.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Newcastle United. Isaac Hayden replaces Mohamed Diamé.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Mohamed Diamé (Newcastle United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  11. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Tom Ince (Derby County) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Will Hughes (Derby County).

  13. Post update

    Matt Ritchie (Newcastle United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  15. Post update

    Delay in match Richard Keogh (Derby County) because of an injury.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Derby County. Tom Ince replaces Ikechi Anya because of an injury.

  17. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  18. Post update

    Delay in match Ikechi Anya (Derby County) because of an injury.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nick Blackman (Derby County) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ikechi Anya with a cross.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Newcastle United. Ayoze Pérez replaces Dwight Gayle.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Huddersfield651094516
2Newcastle6402104612
3Barnsley6402149512
4Birmingham632185311
5Norwich632197211
6Fulham632175211
7QPR631296310
8Brentford631274310
9Bristol City631297210
10Reading631279-210
11Wolves62318539
12Nottm Forest5302111109
13Brighton62228628
14Burton6222111018
15Ipswich62227708
16Sheff Wed622257-28
17Aston Villa51225505
18Cardiff612369-35
19Derby612315-45
20Rotherham6123514-95
21Wigan6114910-14
22Leeds6114510-54
23Preston610547-33
24Blackburn6024513-82
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