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Derby beaten by Swansea to set up final-day relegation decider

  • Derby take the lead but give up two goals in three minutes
  • Sheffield Wednesday and Rotherham both secure draws

Derby’s fight for Championship safety will go to the final day of the season after Swansea came from behind to inflict a 2-1 defeat on Wayne Rooney’s side. The result, coupled with Sheffield Wednesday’s 0-0 draw with Nottingham Forest and Rotherham’s 1-1 with Blackburn, means Derby face a winner-takes-all game against Wednesday next weekend.

Derby were on course to beat the drop after Tom Lawrence’s header at the start of the second half gave them the advantage in Wales. But a quickfire comeback sparked by Derby academy product Morgan Whittaker and completed by Connor Roberts condemned the visitors to a sixth successive defeat.

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