Derby fans single out Kelle Roos after Millwall defeat

Derby County manager Frank Lampard during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Derby County at Deepdale Stadium on February 1, 2019 in Preston, United Kingdom.

Kelle Roos made his fifth successive Championship start as Derby County lost 1-0 at home to Millwall in the Championship, putting pressure on Frank Lampard.

Derby County goalkeeper Kelle Roos (21) clears the ball with Millwall midfielder Ben Marshall (44) closing during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Millwall at the...

It does not look good for Derby County. Tuesday night’s 1-0 home defeat to Millwall at Pride Park means Frank Lampard’s side have won just two of their seven Championship games since the turn of the year, dropping out of the play-off places as a result.

Is the sprint-time curse striking again? The fans are certainly concerned, given that Derby were booed off against the Lions in midweek after producing arguably their worst performance since Lampard started his managerial career in the East Midlands last summer.

There were few who could walk off the pitch with their head held high and it seems goalkeeper Kelle Roos has suffered the brunt of the criticism with the autopsy well underway.

Jed Wallace of Millwall celebrates with team mates after the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Millwall at Pride Park Stadium on February 20, 2019 in Derby, England.

The Dutch goalkeeper has started each of Derby’s last five Championship games and, until last night he had conceded just twice, justifying his place in front of the veteran Scott Carson.

But Roos’ quality has come under question for the first time as he failed to react in time against Millwall, allowing Jed Wallace to slam a finish into the middle of the net.

1st February 2019, Deepdale, Preston, England; EFL Championship football, Preston North End versus Derby County; Derby County goalkeeper Kelle Roos shouts instructions to his defenders

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