The game at Pride Park Stadium on Saturday was to be a goalless affair. Neither the home side Derby County nor the visiting Middlesbrough managed to get their finishing touches in order and the game in the Championship ended in a goalless 0-0 draw.
Both Derby County and Middlesbrough have five points after four games.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 2-1 home win for Derby County in February 2021.
After this game in the Championship, Derby County will play Nottingham Forest (home) on 2021-08-28, Birmingham City (away) on 2021-09-10 and West Bromwich Albion (away) on 2021-09-14. Middlesbrough play Blackburn Rovers (home) on 2021-08-28, Coventry City (away) on 2021-09-11 and Nottingham Forest (away) on 2021-09-15.