It is merit Derby because the smartly organised Rams controlled to grind out a 1-Zero win of their Championship play-off semi-final first leg sport at house to Fulham.
Cameron Jerome’s 5th function in 4 video games method Gary Rowett’s males will take the slim result in the second one leg at Craven Cottage on Monday evening, a sport you’ll concentrate to continue to exist talkSPORT 2.
The Cottagers lacked their same old panache going ahead, with megastar participant Ryan Sessegnon failing to check Scott Carson within the Derby function.
Striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, who has loved a a success mortgage length with the west London membership since January, additionally struggled to get into the sport.
On the other hand, a large number of that used to be because of the intense defensive paintings of Curtis Davies.
Davies, 33, used to be flawless from the outset in a sport which noticed him win his combat towards Mitrovic simply, in addition to protecting the extremely proficient Sessegnon lovely nameless, such a lot so, that the youngster used to be subbed off after 76 mins.
The centre-back moved to Derby from Hull remaining summer season for round £500,000.
What a signing he has grew to become out to be.
And naturally Derby lovers had been in awe of Davies, with one suggesting on Twitter that Davies is the most productive participant ever to have ever performed for the membership!
Scroll down for some extra good tweets at the ‘colossus’ Davies.