Derby closed to inside two factors of second-placed Bolton and 4 of League One leaders Portsmouth with a 3-1 win over Fleetwood on Saturday.
After the Cod Military missed a handful of early probabilities in Charlie Adam’s first dwelling sport in cost, Nathaniel Mendez-Laing struck a scientific opener simply earlier than the half-hour to place Paul Warne’s facet in entrance.
The in-form James Collins linked with a nook from the precise to look a second – and his sixteenth of the season – on the stroke of half-time.
The Rams have been shot-shy for a lot of the second half, which arrange a tense finale as soon as Jayden Stockley had headed dwelling a cross from Shaun Rooney,
However Tom Barkhuizen completed the job late on after a superb run by Max Fowl to safe a fifth-straight away win for the guests.
Whereas Derby climb on account of their ninth win of their final 11 league video games, Fleetwood keep rooted to the underside of the desk, 5 factors from security.
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Derby are again in motion at 7pm on Tuesday January 9, once they face Bradford in the last-16 of the Bristol Street Motors Trophy.
Fleetwood return at 3pm on Saturday January 13, once they journey to face Cambridge on the Abbey Stadium in Sky Guess League Two.