Derby defeat stubborn Carlisle

Derby broke Carlisle's brave resistance to secure a 2-0 win in the Capital One Cup first-round tie at Brunton Park.

Last Updated: 12/08/14 at 15:04

Jeff Hendrick: On target for Derby

Jeff Hendrick: On target for Derby

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Jeff Hendrick, who netted the winner in Derby's Sky Bet Championship opener on Saturday, was unmarked at the far post when he headed in Will Hughes' cross, and Derby secured victory in added time when Chris Martin sidefooted a right-wing cross home from six yards.

Teenage forward Kyle Dempsey almost marked his full debut for Carlisle with a goal when he fired in a shot from the left edge of the area which was deflected over Lee Grant's crossbar for a corner

The League Two side made a bright start, but Derby dominated as the first half went on and Mark Gillespie did well to deny Jamie Ward who screwed his follow-up shot wide of the far post after the goalkeeper pushed out his initial header.

Gillespie saved brilliantly from Martin's header but there was nothing he could do minutes later when Martin lashed in a shot which had the goalkeeper beaten but glanced off the bar.

Carlisle almost shocked their Championship opponents with a 25-yard free-kick by David Symington which rattled the crossbar. Grant got his fingertips to the shot to make a crucial deflection.

Derby finally broke the deadlock in the 62nd minute when Hendrick drifted in at the far post to nod home Hughes' right-wing cross from two yards out, and Martin added the second in the final stages.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Sunday, 01 March 2015
16:00
Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham Report
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
19:45
Sheff Utd 2-2 Tottenham Report
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool Report
Wednesday, 21 January 2015
Tottenham 1-0 Sheff Utd Report
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea Report
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
B'mouth 1-3 Liverpool  
Tottenham 4-0 Newcastle Report
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Derby 1-3 Chelsea Report
Sheff Utd 1-0 So'ton Report
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Man City 0-2 Newcastle Report

Footer 365

Bournemouth all but secure promotion to the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Bolton

Bournemouth all but secured promotion to the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Bolton on Monday night.

Jose Mourinho: Cesc Fabregas not in PFA team 'strange'

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says it is 'strange' that the PFA Team of the Year has no place for Cesc Fabregas.

Eddie Howe dishes out the plaudits after Bournemouth success

Eddie Howe was keen to share the praise around after Bournemouth effectively clinched promotion to the Premier League.

Mail Box

Mail From Fan Who Craves Relegation...

In this case it's a Sunderland fan who just wants to see a clear-out. We also have mails about Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Everton. It's long and it's sexy...

Is This What Arsenal Fans Feel Like?

'It's all well with the short and pretty passes, but we did absolute f*** all up front,' writes one Man United fan. We have mails on Chelsea, Brendan Rodgers and...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company