Derby survive a late scare to see off Swans Hernandez on hand to seal late win for Leeds
HARRY WILSON added to his collection of spectacular strikes as play-off-chasing Derby beat Swansea 2-1 at Pride Park. The Wales international put Derby ahead with a stunning 25-yard shot before adding his eighth of the season to become the club’s top-scorer.
Fikayo Tomori scored an own goal late on but it was not enough to save Swansea from a third defeat in seven days and fourth in the last five games.
Derby’s in-form striker Jack Marriott, who had scored six goals in eight PABLO HERNANDEZ took advantage of a late error from goalkeeper Dean Henderson as Leeds produced a big statement of intent with a 1-0 victory at promotion rivals Sheffield United.
Both sides had chances to score before Henderson’s costly mistake resulted in Hernandez scoring the winner in the 82nd minute. Henderson passed straight to Jack Clarke and the substitute showed excellent composure to find an unmarked Hernandez in front of an open goal.