Defender Lee Buchanan and midfielder Jason Knight have been handed their first professional league starts by manager Phillip Cocu for this afternoon’s Sky Bet Championship clash against West Bromwich Albion (12:30pm kick-off).

The duo, who starred against Scunthorpe United in the Carabao Cup victory earlier this month, are two of three changes for the Rams today.

Jack Marriott netted on Tuesday night against Bristol City and will make his first league start of the season this afternoon as Scott Malone, Mason Bennett and Matt Clarke are named as substitutes.

Here are the teams:

Derby County: Roos, Bielik, Keogh (C), Dowell, Waghorn, Lawrence, Marriott, Lowe, Knight, Huddlestone, Buchanan.

Substitutes: Hamer, Shinnie, Paterson, Clarke, Evans, Bennett, Malone.

West Bromwich Albion: Johnstone, Gibbs, Bartley, Ajayi, Krovinovic, Livermore (C), Zohore, Phillips, Sawyers, Edwards, Ferguson.

Substitutes: Furlong, Brunt, Pereira, Austin, Bond, O’Shea, Diangana.