Marriott heads home the winner for Rams Unhappy return for Lambert at Potters
JACK MARRIOTT scored the only goal as Derby picked up three points against a Wigan side who played with 10 men for 75 minutes following the dismissal of left-back Kal Naismith.
Referee Gavin Ward had no option but to brandish a red when last man Naismith allowed Harry Wilson to get the wrong side, and ended up pulling him down as he attempted to shoot from the edge of the area.
And Marriott popped up within five minutes to send a clever header past PAUL LAMBERT’S return to the bet365 Stadium was one to forget as goals from Tom Ince and Joe Allen secured Stoke a comfortable 2-0 win over Ipswich.
Ince’s sixth goal of the season opened the scoring for Stoke in firsthalf added time with a well-taken strike from inside the penalty area.
Gary Rowett’s side doubled their lead on the hour after Allen swept home Erik Pieters’ left-sided cross.
Lambert spent five months in