Confirmed: Derby County v Watford line-ups

This is how Derby County and Watford will line up for this evening’s Championship clash at the iPro Stadium…

Derby County will be looking to return to winning ways in the Championship this evening, when they face Watford at home.

The Rams will head into the clash at the iPro Stadium on the back of a 2-0 defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers away from home.

That loss came just before the two-week international break and followed a 1-0 home defeat to Middlesbrough.

Derby are currently seventh in the Championship table with 67 points from 39 matches, a point behind sixth-placed Wolves with a game in a hand.

Meanwhile, Watford will head into this evening’s contest placed fourth in the standings with 72 points from 39 matches.

The Hornets are three points behind leaders Middlesbrough, but a win against Derby tonight will see them catch up.

Watford will also head into the match on the back of a defeat, having gone down 1-0 to Ipswich Town at home.

Derby County XI: Grant, Christie, Forsyth, Bryson, Keogh (c), Russell, Hughes, Ince, Shotton, Thorne, Bent

Subs: Hendrick, Martin, Ward, Lingard, Roos, Albentosa, Warnock

Watford XI: Gomes (GK); Motta, Cathcart, Angella, Hoban; Layun, Watson, Guedioura; Ighalo; Deeney (c), Vydra

Subs: Bond (GK), Munari, Tozser, Doyley, Pudil, Anya, Connolly

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