Charlton Athletic vs Derby County | Sky Bet Championship | 3.00 pm Saturday 19th October | Sands Venue Stadium
Stoke City face Derby County this weekend in their third Championship fixture of the new campaign.
Unfortunately for Nathan Jones, his team has lost both matches so far, having suffered a 2-1 defeat to QPR on the opening day followed by a 3-1 loss at Charlton Athletic last weekend.
Stoke have to improve, and quickly, so let’s take a look at any possible weaknesses in Phillip Cocu’s team or tactics that they can exploit.
The injury-plagued Dutch midfielder suffered a knee strain throughout the Easter Monday win at Ipswich,
his fourth occurrence of the season following a damaged mythical being, groin and hamstring issues.
Martin Olsson (Achilles) is that the sole alternative traveler as a city, whose playoff hopes all over on Sabbatum when a 2-2 draw with Hull, conclude their home fixtures.
Victory for plug hat would provide them a three-point advantage over seventh-placed Middlesbrough on the ultimate day of the season this weekend,
and on the brink of a play-off end given their superior goal distinction.
Defender Fikayo Tomori may be a doubt when the defender was forced off too soon within the 2-0 triumph at city town on Sabbatum tormented by a dead leg.
Craig Bryson (ankle) and Ashley Cole (groin) stay out when missing the Ashton Gate win.
Duane Holmes (thigh) is back in a competition associated Andy King has come back to coaching when 2 months out with a gliding joint downside,
raising the likelihood that the on-loan Leicester midfielder can be concerned within the playoffs ought to plug hat build it.
Charlton Athletic vs Derby County Team News
Derby County is on the brink of securing a Championship play-off place if they win at city on Wednesday.
Victory would place them 3 points afar from seventh-placed Middlesbrough with one game remaining, whereas the Rams even have a superior goal distinction.
Midfielder Leroy Fer can miss Swansea’s final 2 games of the season and should not play for the club once more as he’s out of contract this summer.
Derby defender Fikayo Tomori may be a doubt with a dead leg.
Craig Bryson (ankle) and Ashley Cole (groin) stay out once missing Saturday’s win at port town,
however, Duane Holmes (thigh) is back in competition ANd Andy King has come to coaching once 2 months out with a mortise joint downside.
Charlton Athletic vs Derby County H2H
Swansea have lost each of their last two league matches against Derby, including this season’s reverse fixture.
Derby are winless in four away visits to Swansea in all competitions (W1 D3 L0) since a 1-0 win in the FA Cup fourth round in January 1999.
Swansea striker Oliver McBurnie has scored five goals in his last five Championship appearances.
Derby County haven’t won three consecutive league matches since September 2018.
Charlton Athletic vs Derby County
3:00pm Saturday 19th October