Frank Lampard tells Derby to rise to play-off pressure and sink Leeds

14 May 2019 03:47
• Lampard says Spygate has ‘ramped up intensity’ of semi-final• Derby’s Bradley Johnson says Leeds fans might turn on teamFrank Lampard has said Derby County must embrace the occasion in front of a capacity crowd at Elland Roadon Wednesday night if his side are to reach the Championship play-off final at Leeds’ expense. Derby have lost to Marcelo Bielsa’s team three times this season and trail by a goal going into their fourth meeting in the semi-final second leg.“It will be a tough match, with a big atmosphere,” Lampard said. “We have young players and they have to accept the pressure that Elland Road will bring. If we approach the game as we did the run-in, then we have a chance. We have to be more composed. We have to believe until the very last minute. We must be driven, determined and professional; we have to give everything. Related: Kemar Roofe razes Derby County to leave Leeds spying play-off final Related: Fikayo Tomori: ‘Chelsea’s loanees want the same thing but I’m focused on Derby’ Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian