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Marcelo Bielsa didn't have to respond to "spying" accusations, but in the end he did it as only he knew how: with a 70-minute lesson for the media.
Southampton appeared set for an away tie at Accrington Stanley, Derby hit back to level at 2-2 before netting all five penalties in the shootout.
The English Football League has launched a formal investigation after Derby complained that Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa sent a spy to training.
It's only natural that Marcelo Bielsa would try to glean as much info as possible about rivals -- this type of 'spying' is common in South America.
Marcelo Bielsa has been reminded of his responsibilities after he sent a spy to watch Derby County's training session this week.
"I have to accept that in this country it's not something that is common, but it doesn't make me a person who cheats," Bielsa said of the incident.
"It's true, there was someone from Leeds there. The responsibility for this incident is mine," Bielsa said, adding he apologised to Frank Lampard.
On-loan midfielder Mason Mount was one of Derby's most impressive performers in Carabao Cup defeat at parent club Chelsea.
Frank Lampard was honoured for his past by Chelsea fans and for his present by the young Derby team whose performance did him such credit.
Chelsea reached the League Cup quarterfinals thanks to two own goals in a 3-2 win over second-tier Derby County.
Frank Lampard's relationship with Chelsea was not behind the club's decision to allow Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori to play against them for Derby.
Chelsea face Derby, who Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori, in the Carabao Cup fourth round and will allow the pair to play at Stamford Bridge.
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