The EFL this morning confirmed that the draw for the First Round of the 2019/20 Carabao Cup will take place later this week.
Live from Morrisons, Colindale at 7pm n Thursday 20th June, the draw will take place within a short distance from Wembley Stadium - the home of the Carabao Cup Final.
Drawing the 70 balls from the hat will be former England internationals John Barnes and Ray Parlour as they select the 35 fixtures First Round fixtures.
Derby reached the Fourth Round in 2018/19 and dcfc.co.uk has taken a look back at the Rams’ journey in the competition.
Oldham Athletic 0-2 Derby County
Tuesday 14th August 2018
Goals from Chelsea loanees Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount fired Derby into the Second Round with a comfortable 2-0 victory at League 2 side Oldham Athletic. The Rams took the lead just after the half-hour mark when Harry Wilson's free-kick from the right-hand side was touched home by Tomori for his first-ever career goal. Mount then confirmed the victory with a fine turn and shot from 20 yards with 20 minutes remaining.
Hull City 0-4 Derby County
Tuesday 28th August 2018
Derby cruised into the Third Round with a comprehensive victory at fellow Championship side Hull City. Martyn Waghorn opened the scoring with his first goal for the club midway through the first half with a delicate lob, before Florian Jozefzoon followed suit with a fine run and finish just before half-time to bag his first Rams strike to double the lead. Brandon Fleming’s own goal made it three in the second half before Mason Mount rounded off the scoring with a cool finish late on.
Manchester United 2-2 Derby County (7-8 on penalties)
Tuesday 25th September 2018
Derby defeated Premier League giants Manchester United 8-7 in a dramatic penalty shoot-out to at Old Trafford on a pulsating night. After 15 successful penalties, goalkeeper Scott Carson saved Phil Jones' effort low to his left to secure a famous victory for the Rams against Jose Mourinho’s side. United took the lead through Juan Mata's cool finish before on-loan Liverpool attacker Harry Wilson equalised with a brilliant dipping free-kick from 30 yards. United goalkeeper Sergio Romero was sent off soon afterwards for handball outside his area before Jack Marriott's header, his first goal for the club, put Derby 2-1 ahead late on. However, the hosts needed a 95th-minute header from substitute Marouane Fellaini to send the match to penalties – with Derby keeping their cool to dump the five-time winners out.
Chelsea 3-2 Derby County
Wednesday 31st October 2018
Derby bowed out of the Carabao Cup despite an impressive performance against Premier League Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. All the goals came in the first half in West London as Frank Lampard took on his former club in an incident-packed tie. Fikayo Tomori’s own goal had the Rams behind early on, but Jack Marriott levelled with a fine finish four minutes later. Another own goal, this time from Richard Keogh, restored the home side’s lead but Derby hit back once more through Martyn Waghorn by the half-hour mark. However, Cesc Fabregas slotted home four minutes before half-time for what proved to be the winner. Derby substitute David Nugent hit the inside of the post with a minute of normal time remaining but the ball rebounded safely into goalkeeper Willy Caballero's hands.