Derby County 3-3 Salford City (Derby win 5-3 on pens)

Last update on. From the section League CupRavel Morrison (left), only signed for Derby on SaturdayWayne Rooney's beleaguered Derby County held firm in a penalty shootout, as they battled back from being 2-0 and down by 3-2 in normal time to defeat Salford City in Round One of the Carabao Cup.The Rams were trailing 2-0 within 15 minutes. Defender Jordan Turnbull scored from a corner, and Josh Morris hit a great low strike.The hosts, who are subject to a transfer embargo have recovered admirably. Isaac Hutchinson found the bottom corner from within the box, and Colin Kazim Richards scored a controversial penalty for Championship side.With another spot-kick Morris restored League Two Salford’s lead, but Ravel Morrison’s 25-yard hammering - his first Derby goal- forced penalties. Thanks to Luke Burgess's excellent save, penalties went in the favor of the hosts.Rooney was delighted by the Rams' spirited response to a poor start against a team owned by former Manchester United stars Gary Neville, Paul Scholes, and David Beckham. He celebrated the win with enthusiasm.Hutchinson's excellent strike just before the break reduced the gap and Derby emerged victorious after the interval.Kazim-Richards soft penalty brought the hosts to level. Festy Ebosele was brought under by Momodou Touray. However, Salford took a more controversial spot-kick in order to regain their lead.Morris was calm and scored his second goal of the night, after Craig Forsyth was punished for pulling back Burgess despite it being outside the box.From 25 yards, Morrison scored the equalizer. His free-kick was straight back at him. This ensured that the game went to the end. Derby played flawlessly from that spot.