Derby County continued their mini-slump by conceding a late goal in a 3-3 thriller with Reading at the Madejski Stadium.
It means the Rams are now without a win in four games and sit seven points behind Cardiff City in second place.
However, one positive from yesterday was the performance of Tom Lawrence. The Welsh international joined Derby in the summer from Leicester in a deal that could cost £7m, but he has struggled to justify such a fee at times.
That has seen many fans call for the 24-year old to be dropped, with Rowett having several alternative options who could come in.
Yet, he showed what he is capable of yesterday, by registering an assist and also scoring a fine goal that put the visitors 3-2 up at the time.
Given that, fans were quick to praise Lawrence for his display, whilst also calling on fellow supporters to now get behind the player in the hope that he will find some consistency…
— Marsha (@Marsha1051) February 24, 2018
Pleased for Tom Lawrence. His performance, goal & assist this afternoon a real positive. Let’s hope he can push on now & get amongst the goals in the run in. Consistency is key #dcfc #dcfcfans pic.twitter.com/mRp683mfra
— Rich Holmes (@RichNHolmes) February 24, 2018
As frustrating as today was, thought our fans were really poor. Need to get behind the lads when we concede too, not just when we take the lead. Palmer and Lawrence played really well, as for weimann and olsson… #dcfcfans #dcfc
— Harry (@Harry_Manz) February 24, 2018
— Steve Bloomer's Washing ???? (@SteveBloomerPod) February 24, 2018
Massive positive today Lawrence bagging and being directly involved in all goals. If he can push on will be massive boost for #dcfc
— Chris Smith (@cspaceram) February 24, 2018
Lawrence always put in 110% so I’m well chuffed when he scores #dcfc
— Emily (@emcrawf_) February 24, 2018
Well.. what a game. 6 goals and a red card, still bad defending cost us the game. 1 win in 7, needs to improve.. ???? Lawrence my Man Of The Match followed closely by Weimann and Ledley ???? #dcfcfans #dcfc pic.twitter.com/WHpfAqKwKD
— Dan Summers (@DCFCDanny12) February 24, 2018