Derby shock United in their Carling Cup first leg

Derby 1 – Manchester United 0 (League Cup, January 7, 2009) (Extended highlights here.) Nigel Clough’s first game in charge of Derby started at a high tempo, with the Rams going on to stun United by taking the lead with a high quality goal as Mile Sterjovski fed the ball into Kris Commons, who let rip with an unstoppable 25-yard bullet into the bottom corner.