Predicted Birmingham City and Derby County line-ups

Birmingham City FC - St. Andrews

Here are possible teams for the game between Birmingham City and Derby County this evening.

To be played on Friday 21st August 2015 at 19:45. Venue: St. Andrew's Stadium, Birmingham

Odds: Birmingham 21/10, Draw 12/5, Derby 8/5

Birmingham City will fancy their chances heading into the Championship game against Derby this evening, having been one of the only sides without a mid-week fixture.

That should mean that Birmingham’s key players have a spring in their step going into the game, as they look to create an early advantage over the Rams.

Birmingham know that three points could take them to joint top of the table, if other results go their way over the course of the weekend.

Derby are still searching for a first win under the guidance of Paul Clement as they could only manage a 1-1 draw in their game earlier this week against Middlesbrough.

Fortunately, Derby have a large squad which gives Clement the option of rotating if he feels he needs a fresher team heading into this game.

A first win of the season for the Rams moves them onto six points, which could be enough to ensure that they are one of the clubs in the top six, giving them a position to defend over the next few weeks.

Birmingham predicted lineup

  • Tomasz Kuszczak
  • Paul Caddis
  • Jonathan Grounds
  • Michael Morrison
  • Jonathan Spector
  • David Cotterill
  • Stephen Gleeson
  • Maikel Kieftenbeld
  • Jon-Miquel Toral
  • Clayton Donaldson
  • Demarai Gray

Derby predicted lineup

  • Scott Carson
  • Chris Baird
  • Richard Keogh
  • Jason Shackell
  • Ryan Shotton
  • Stephen Warnock
  • Tom Ince
  • George Thorne
  • Chris Martin
  • Johnny Russell
  • Andreas Weimann

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