Leeds boss Marco Bielsa reveals he and his players have agreed they will NOT put the ball out if Derby player goes down injured in Championship play-off semi-final
- Leeds United face Derby County in the Championship play-off semi-finals
- Boss Marco Bielsa has revealed his side will not put the ball out for any injuries
- The Yorkshire outfit were involved in a controversial situation at Aston Villa
Marco Bielsa has says his Leeds players will not put the ball out of play if any Derby player goes down injured during their Championship play-off semi-final.
Leeds suffered a huge backlash after they didn’t put the ball out during their clash with Aston Villa last month, which resulted in Bielsa’s side taking the lead in the game.
He ordered his players to let Dean Smith’s side equalise such was the controversy behind the nature of the goal.
Marco Bielsa has says his Leeds players will not put the ball out of play for injuries on Saturday
Mateusz Klich (left) enraged Aston Villa players after running through to score last month
And ahead of their pivotal double header, the Argentinean boss revealed he had spoken to his squad ahead of the first leg and they came to a decision as a group, stating that he will also inform Derby boss Frank Lampard and captain Richard Keogh of their intentions before kick off.
Speaking at his press conference ahead of Saturday evening’s clash, he said: ‘The rules says the person who has to take the decision is the ref.
‘This has nothing to do with the situation against Aston Villa because we feinted to put the ball out and didn’t. I’m not talking about that. We just want to find a solution to this moment of doubt.
‘We play by the rules but we don’t want to make people disappointed.’
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