DERBY downed struggling Birmingham to move back into the automatic promotion places.
After Cardiff's 4-0 rout of Sunderland, the Rams needed a point to go second.
EMPICS Sport Matej Vydra celebrates after scoring Derby's second
And strikes from Johnny Russell, Matej Vydra and Andreas Weimann ensured a routine victory which piled the pressure on Brum.
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EMPICS Sport Derby striker Matej Vydra fires home under pressure to leave Brum in trouble Getty Images – Getty Derby celebrate after Johnny Russell gave them the lead
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