Leeds United v Derby County: Championship play-off semi-final – live!
15-May-2019 17:53:14 | The Guardian
Leeds: Casilla; Ayling, Berardi, Cooper, Dallas; Phillips; Hernandez, Shackleton, Klich, Harrison; Bamford. Subs: Peacock-Farrell, Brown, Jansson, Strulik, Clarke, Gotts, Bogusz.
Derby: Roos; Bogle, Keogh, Tomori, Malone; Johnson, Holmes, Wilson, Mount, Lawrence; Bennett. Subs: Carson, Jozefzoon, Marriott, Evans, Cole, Knight, Huddlestone.
A 1-0 aggregate lead in a two-legged tie? Pah. That’s nothing these days, as we witnessed in the Champions League last week. You want at least a 4-0 lead now. Anything less invites disaster. One-nil? One-nil is nothing.
Not that Marcelo Bielsa needs me to tell him not to take anything for granted. The Leeds United manager, who has a game on in the background while I type these words, is the ultimate football nerd and will be all too aware that this Championship play-off semi-final is far from over. Leeds might hold the advantage over Frank Lampard’s Derby County, who are managed by Frank Lampard, but it could yet be a dramatic evening at Elland Road. Good luck if you’re feeling confident with your predictions. Continue reading...Read More