Derby (3) v Sheffield Wednesday (11)
Raul Albentosa is in contention for a return to the Derby squad after a back injury.
Leading scorer Chris Martin (knee) and forward Johnny Russell (hamstring) will remain out but the pair could be back for the trip to Fulham next weekend.
Wednesday forward Chris Maguire will face his former club after completing a two-match ban.
Glenn Loovens will miss out once again with an ankle problem which is set to sideline him for six to eight weeks, while Jose Semedo faces a late fitness test on a toe injury.
Last season: Sheff Wed 0 Derby 1, Derby 3 Sheff Wed 0
Last five league matches: Derby W W W D D; Sheff Wed D L D L D
Top scorers: Chris Martin (Derby) 19; Atdhe Nuhiu (Sheff Wed) 7, Stevie May (Sheff Wed) 7
Match Odds: H 8-13 A 9-2 D 11-4
Referee: Darren Bond (Lancashire)