Blues Cruise Against Rams

Last updated : 23 July 2005 By Brian Cartlidge

Mikael Forssell scored Blues first goal after 33 minutes before fellow striker Emile Heskey doubled the advantage two minutes before the half time interval.

Heskey bagged his second and Blues third on 55 minutes before Finland Under 21 international Njazi Kuqi completed a 4-0 win when netting in injury time.

Derby: Camp, Mills (Nytanga 80), Jackson, Johnson, Konjic, Mills, Bisgaard (Tugay 70), Doyle, Idiakez, Bolder, Smith (Barnes 84), Rasiak.

Blues: Maik Taylor, Melchiot, Gray, Cunningham, Upson, Tebily (Kilkenny h/t), Izzet (Hall h/t), Anderton (Martin Taylor 62), Pennant (Painter 80), Forssell (Morrison 62), Heskey (Kuqi 70).