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Ravel Morrison scores rocket as Derby County scrape by means of EFL Cup in opposition to League Two Salford Metropolis on penalties

RAVEL MORRISON lashed an incredible late debut equaliser for Derby earlier than Wayne Rooney’s males KO’d Gary Neville’s crew in a shootout.

Ex-Manchester United midfielder Morrison peaked the Rams’ EFL Cup comeback from 0-2 and 2-3 down in opposition to their League Two guests with a top-corner thumper from 30 yards within the 82nd minute.

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Ravel Morrison celebrates wildly after cracking a debut screamerCredit: Getty

Rooney’s males then received 5-3 on penalties to sink the massive spenders, who’re co-owned by fellow Outdated Trafford legends just like the Neville brothers, plus David Beckham and Paul Scholes.

Debutant keeper Ryan Allsop’s shootout save from Luke Burgess in the end made the distinction for beleaguered Derby.

Salford co-owner Neville had interviewed former  United team-mate Rooney earlier than the sport for Sky Sports activities.

However Metropolis did their speaking on the pitch with Jordan Turnbull and Josh Morris netting inside quarter-hour.

Defender Turnbull headed dwelling from a neatly-constructed nook earlier than winger Morris cracked in a scientific low end.

The Rams have been struggling below a switch embargo that was eased forward of Saturday’s 1-1 dwelling Championship opener in opposition to Huddersfield.

And in reality former England Underneath-21 star Morrison solely signed 35 MINUTES earlier than that draw.

However Derby confirmed the resilience they may absolutely want all season to slowly strike again.

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Isaac Hutchinson rifled into the underside nook simply earlier than the break.

Then Colin Kazim-Richards tucked dwelling a controversial penalty leveller on 71 minutes.

However three minutes later ex-Fleetwood City ace Morris restored Salford’s lead with a relaxed spot-kick of his personal.

Up stepped Morrison, although, with a pleasant free swing of his proper boot when a free-kick rebounded again to him, sending the ball arching away into the left stanchion.

However former Wycombe stopper Allsopp then changed Morrison because the Rams’ new-boy hero – to safe a second-round place on penalties.

Allsopp and ex-Huddersfield defender Richard Stearman solely joined final Friday, a day earlier than Morrison’s arrival within the 28-year-old’s newest try and revive a profession that was as soon as tipped for greatness.

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