Rams edge thriller with Spireites

Derby were triumphant in the first game at Chesterfield's new b2net Stadium with a thrilling 5-4 friendly victory on Saturday afternoon.

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Commons: On target at b2net Stadium

Commons: On target at b2net Stadium

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Craig Davies opened the scoring for John Sheridan's men, but Kris Commons soon equalised.

Simon Ford restored Chesterfield's lead before Mark Allott gave them a two-goal cushion in the 34th minute.

Trialist Connor Doyle pulled a goal back for Derby a minute later and Chris Porter levelled for the Rams after the break.

John Brayford put the Championship side ahead for the first time and then Commons grabbed a second from the penalty spot.

Derek Niven gave Chesterfield hope late on, but the Rams held on for a thrilling win.

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