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Watch: Cracking Run From Cyrus Christie Helps To Give Derby A Lifeline Vs Hull

Watch: Cracking Run From Cyrus Christie Helps To Give Derby A Lifeline Vs Hull
By Mikey Traynor Updated

Derby County have offered the perfect response to being drubbed 3-0 in the first leg of the Championship Playoff semi-final against Hull City by making things extremely interesting in the first half of the return leg.

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Two goals before half-time saw the Rams 0-2 up on the night and trailing 3-2 on aggregate, making a proper game of what most thought would be a routine night for Hull.

Ireland right-back Cyrus Christie gave us a glimpse as to why he won Derby's young player of the year award this season as he made the first goal happen with a fantastic run and an excellent cross, eventually finished off by Johnny Russell:

Great stuff Cyrus!

An Andrew Robertson own goal then brought Derby right back into it:

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A great first half from Derby, if they can turn this around it will fully justify the use of the #IstanHull hashtag doing the rounds on social media.

SEE ALSO: How Cyrus Christie Has Become Such An Important Asset To The Irish Squad

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