Capital One Cup: Late goal sees Derby edge out Charlton in round two
Last Updated: 27/08/14 3:54pm
Ivan Calero: Enjoyed a dream debut for Derby
A late strike from debutant Ivan Calero saw Derby County edge out Charlton Athletic 1-0 and reach the third round of the Capital One Cup.
The 19-year-old, who entered the fray as a second-half substitute, marked his bow in English football by firing a shot into the roof of the net in the 87th minute to send Steve McClaren’s men through.
Both teams made six changes, with Derby giving loan signing Ryan Shotton his debut, and after a quiet opening half-hour the home side could have scored twice in the space of a minute.
Leon Best had a shot from the edge of the box turned behind by Nick Pope in the 33rd minute and Jeff Hendrick scuffed wide from 10 yards 60 seconds later.
Derby ended the first half strongly and they started the second confidently with Best going close before Simon Dawkins just failed to connect with a Johnny Russell cross on the hour.
Charlton had defended well but Derby got the goal their pressure deserved three minutes from the end when Chris Martin made a strong run into the box before setting up Calero who lashed a shot past Pope from 12 yards.
Capital One Cup
Tue 26th Aug - Second Round
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Brentford0 - 1Fulham
Burnley0 - 1Sheff Wed
Crewe2 - 3Bolton
Derby1 - 0Charlton
Gillingham0 - 1Newcastle
Leicester0 - 1Shrewsbury
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Millwall0 - 2So'ton
M'boro3 - 1Preston
Port Vale2 - 3Cardiff
Norwich3 - 1Crawley
Swansea1 - 0Rotherham
Scunthorpe0 - 1Reading
Watford1 - 2Doncaster
Swindon2 - 4Brighton
Walsall0 - 3C Palace
West Ham1 - 1Sheff Utd
MK Dons4 - 0Man Utd
W Brom1 - 1Oxford Utd
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