"I would rather not train than to send undercover people": Frank Lampard critical of Marcelo Bielsa's espionage tactics after the Derby County defeat at Leeds United
- Alignment to the Friday night game at Elland Road obscured by the storm of spying  Marcelo Bielsa has admitted that he has sent a man to spy on the Derby training this week
- The leaders of the Leeds league have won 2-0 after goals by Kemar Roofe and Jack Harrison
Press Association Reporter
Frank Lampard insisted that he would prefer to stop training rather than employ the "spying" tactics used by Marcelo Bielsa before Derby's 2-0 loss to Leeds.
The build-up of the championship game was overshadowed by a man was captured outside the Derby training camp on Thursday
The Derbyshire police were forced to intervene and it emerged that the man was a Leeds employee who was attending a training session.
Frank Lampard would rather stop training rather than employ the espionage tactics of Marcelo Bielsa
The boss of Leeds Bielsa accepted responsibility for his side spying on Derby in this week
Bielsa spoke on the phone with Lampard to accept full responsibility for the incident, but the former England midfielder was still dissatisfied with the pre-match distraction after ig ol of Kemar Roofe and Jack Harrison secured a welcome victory for Leeds.  "We have lost the best team from minute 1 to minute 90 whatever," said Lampard, who joked the Football Association should reverse the three points. "We are not talking about this.
& # 39; I'm in a difficult position because I want to draw a line between performance and the biggest story of what happened.
& # 39; Of course I do not think it's right and I'm not sure anyone who has practiced sports at any level would think it's right. If it's a cultural thing I'm very surprised because I do not think it's right.
Derbyshire Constabulary tweeted this image in connection with the incident on Thursday
"Cheating is a big word, if you talk about details and get benefits, big and good managers do it, but this is over the line, it's not just a big toe on the line, it's a jump, jump and jump over the line.
& # 39; All managers take pride in what they do on the training ground.I spent 15 hours watching Leeds this week and this is the game.
& # 39. So when someone comes quietly to see you team up, press team and people who are not playing, it's over.  "I was a fan of his from afar and I have his book at home. You look at his career and it's very different, but it's not my way of doing things.
I would rather not train rather than send people under cover with pliers and pliers to go and look at the opposition because I respect the opposition. & # 39;
Kemar Roofe celebrates after his goal at 20 & nbs; putting Leeds in front of Elland Road
Leeds players congratulate Jack Harrison, who hit the side of Bielsa 2-0
Bielsa insisted that it was not his intention to get an advantage in a long explanation that he saw he absolves his club of any guilt.  The former coach of Argentina and Chile has admitted that it is a tactic that has employed for a certain number of years among Lampard's requests that the same individual has been spotted out of the training camp. # 39; accumulation for Leeds 4-1 victory at Pride Park in August.
& # 39; I can explain my behavior but do not justify it because I have to comply with the rules applied in the country where I work & # 39 ;, said Bielsa, whose team has moved five points to the top of the table ranking.
"It's something legal in South America and even here, but when it becomes public it does not cause the same indignation it has in England.
" I do not feel like someone who cheated doing it for a main reason: I did not have any added benefit from looking at this session.
<I did not call (Lampard) to apologize, I called to say it really happened and I was responsible for it. & # 39;