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Derby County 0-0 Stoke City: Jack Butland frustrates Derby at Pride Park

Derby County winger Tom Lawrence
Derby County winger Tom Lawrence was back from the ankle injury that saw him miss six games

Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland earned his side a point at Pride Park although Derby moved into the play-off places.

The Rams made all the early running but were frustrated by Butland, named in the England squad earlier on Wednesday.

Butland made an excellent save from Tom Huddlestone on 19 minutes, and then clawed away Harry Wilson's follow-up after Duane Holmes had hit the post.

Wilson almost won it for Derby when his left-footed free-kick hit the bar in stoppage time.

Stoke's best moment came when Butland's long clearance found Tom Ince, but he shot just wide against his former club.

The game was more even in the second half with Derby resorting to shots from long range.

Tom Lawrence, back after six games out, saw his shot blocked by Danny Batth, and when Bradley Johnson did beat Butland, his shot dribbled wide.

Despite a frustrating night for the home side, Derby moved back above Bristol City into sixth spot in the Championship, but they are still 17 points off Leeds in second.

Stoke City boss Nathan Jones told BBC Radio Stoke:

"The positives are it was battling, we came to Pride Park and kept a clean sheet and our goalkeeper was magnificent and showed why he's a top keeper.

"I'm delighted to get a point, to come here and the commitment they showed but I want us to be better than that.

"I picked a side to be better than that, full of footballers, but we kept giving the ball away which left us open, they had chances and everyone in the first-half came on the counter attack.

"That was the only disappointing thing, but we were resilient and showed a determination to get points but I want us to be athletic and on the front foot more."

Derby boss Frank Lampard told BBC Radio Derby:

"We deserved to win the game comfortably, we played like a real top team. Other than being clinical in front of goal.

"Obviously their goalkeeper had a good game and the woodwork got in the way, but a game like that we should really win two or three-nil."

Line-ups

Derby

  • 21Roos
  • 37Bogle
  • 6Keogh
  • 5Tomori
  • 46Malone
  • 44Huddlestone
  • 15Johnson
  • 7Wilson
  • 23Holmes
  • 10LawrenceSubstituted forMitchell-Lawsonat 83'minutes
  • 9WaghornSubstituted forMarriottat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Wisdom
  • 14Marriott
  • 26Cole
  • 28Nugent
  • 41Bird
  • 43Mitchell-Lawson
  • 47Ravas

Stoke

  • 1Butland
  • 30Edwards
  • 17ShawcrossBooked at 89mins
  • 14Batth
  • 15Martins Indi
  • 16AdamSubstituted forWilliamsat 61'minutesBooked at 70mins
  • 7Ince
  • 4Allen
  • 38WoodsSubstituted forFletcherat 85'minutes
  • 11McClean
  • 9AfobeSubstituted forDioufat 45+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Bauer
  • 5Williams
  • 18Diouf
  • 24Fletcher
  • 27Bojan
  • 31Verlinden
  • 32Federici
Referee:
Oliver Langford
Attendance:
25,685

Match Stats

Home TeamDerbyAway TeamStoke
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home19
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away0
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Derby County 0, Stoke City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Derby County 0, Stoke City 0.

Foul by Jayden Mitchell-Lawson (Derby County).

Tom Ince (Stoke City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Harry Wilson (Derby County) hits the bar with a left footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

Booking

Ryan Shawcross (Stoke City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jayden Mitchell-Lawson (Derby County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Shawcross (Stoke City).

Foul by Duane Holmes (Derby County).

Bruno Martins Indi (Stoke City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Stoke City. Darren Fletcher replaces Ryan Woods.

Foul by Fikayo Tomori (Derby County).

Joe Allen (Stoke City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Jayden Mitchell-Lawson (Derby County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Allen (Stoke City).

Substitution

Substitution, Derby County. Jayden Mitchell-Lawson replaces Tom Lawrence.

Attempt missed. Tom Huddlestone (Derby County) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Jayden Bogle.

Attempt saved. Harry Wilson (Derby County) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Jack Marriott.

Foul by Joe Allen (Stoke City).

Tom Lawrence (Derby County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

James McClean (Stoke City) hits the right post with a header from the centre of the box. Assisted by Thomas Edwards with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Derby County. Jack Marriott replaces Martyn Waghorn.

Booking

Ashley Williams (Stoke City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Harry Wilson (Derby County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ashley Williams (Stoke City).

Attempt missed. Tom Huddlestone (Derby County) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt missed. Scott Malone (Derby County) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Harry Wilson following a corner.

Corner, Derby County. Conceded by Danny Batth.

Ryan Shawcross (Stoke City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Martyn Waghorn (Derby County).

Substitution

Substitution, Stoke City. Ashley Williams replaces Charlie Adam.

Corner, Derby County. Conceded by James McClean.

Attempt missed. Bradley Johnson (Derby County) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Tom Huddlestone.

Attempt blocked. Tom Lawrence (Derby County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Tom Huddlestone.

Attempt blocked. Tom Lawrence (Derby County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Tom Huddlestone.

Foul by Danny Batth (Stoke City).

Harry Wilson (Derby County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Bruno Martins Indi (Stoke City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Huddlestone (Derby County).

Corner, Stoke City. Conceded by Tom Lawrence.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Norwich37229675472875
2Leeds37227863382573
3Sheff Utd37218863342971
4West Brom371810971482364
5Middlesbrough361513840281258
6Derby371511114644256
7Bristol City361510114538755
8Aston Villa371315965541154
9Preston371412115750754
10Nottm Forest371314105143853
11Sheff Wed371313114449-552
12Birmingham371214115348550
13Hull37148155254-250
14Brentford3613101360491149
15Swansea36138154546-147
16Blackburn371211145056-647
17Stoke371016113742-546
18QPR37127184357-1443
19Millwall37910184155-1437
20Reading37812174056-1636
21Wigan3799193655-1936
22Rotherham37715153959-2036
23Bolton3778222458-3429
24Ipswich37314202961-3223
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