Duane Holmes’ stoppage-time equaliser earned Derby a 2-2 draw and prevented Middlesbrough from making it five Sky Bet Championship wins in a row at the Riverside Stadium.
West Brom defender Nathan Ferguson is set to return to the squad for the visit of Middlesbrough.
Middlesbrough striker Britt Assombalonga is rated at 50-50 for the Sky Bet Championship clash with Huddersfield on Boxing Day.
Middlesbrough duo Marcus Browne and Paddy McNair will miss Friday’s home fixture with Stoke in the Sky Bet Championship due to suspension.
Lewis Grabban can expect to return to the Nottingham Forest starting line-up for Tuesday night’s Sky Bet Championship visit of Middlesbrough.
Tyler Roberts is a fresh injury absentee for Leeds as they prepare to host Middlesbrough.
Northern Ireland host Holland on Saturday night in what could be Michael O’Neill’s final game in charge at Windsor Park.