Town v Derby - How they rated

Man of the match: Ben Thatcher

Derek Davis

Derby County 0 Ipswich Town 1

Man of the match

Ben Thatcher

Ipswich Town 4-4-2

1 Richard Wright Coped well with another busy day 7

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22 Moritz Volz Allowed Commons too much room 6

4 Gareth McAuley Put in a myriad of vital blocks 7

21 Iván Campo Showed experience, but also exposed 6

33 Ben Thatcher Helped make goal and sound defending 8

10 David Norris Worked hard to close down 6

26 Veliche Shumulikoski Composed link-up play 6

8 Tommy Miller Decent set plays and work 7

25 Alan Quinn Drifted in and out of game 6

11 Kevin Lisbie Gave defenders uncomfortable afternoon 7

19 Jon Walters Clever running for goal 7

Subs:

15 Pim Balkestein (for Thatcher, 67) 6

9 Pablo Counago (for Lisbie, 81) 6

14 Jon Stead

20 Darren Ambrose

27 Shane Supple

Goals: Walters, 14.

Bookings: (McAuley, foul, 52)

Derby County 4-4-2

13 Stephen Bywater Lost for goal, but good save from Lisbie 6

28 Martin Albrechtsen Quinn pulled him out of position 6

35 James Tomkins Managed to contain Lisbie threat 6

19 Lewin Nyatanga Steady work with partner 6

5 Jordan Stewart Saw red for rash challenge on Norris 4

25 Nacer Barazite Showed glimpses of good quality 7

24 Miles Addison Never allowed to dictate 6

4 Paul Green Restricted to long range effort 6

7 Kris Commons Heavily involved until hurt 7

11 Rob Hulse Substituted after doing very little 5

9 Nathan Ellington Early injury ruined his day 6

Subs

15 Luke Varney (for Ellington, 8) 6

20 Stephen Davies (for Hulse, 46) 6

6 Przemyslaw Kazmierczak (for Commons, 75) 6

32 Darren Powell

12 Lewis Price.

Goals: None

Bookings: Nyatanga (foul, 45) Stewart (foul. 63)

Sent off: Stewart (violent conduct, 77)

Referee: Keith Stroud (Hants) 7

Attendance: 28,358

Pitch: Very good. Weather: Cool and dry