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2018/2019 Season

1 Leeds 16 6 5 54
2 Sheff Utd 15 5 7 50
3 Norwich 14 8 5 50
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Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa follows 'Spygate' with detailed scouting explanation

The panel react to Marcelo Bielsa's admission that he and his Leeds United staff have observed their opponents' training sessions.
Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa admits to having watched the training sessions of all of his team's opponents this season.

When Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa called an impromptu press conference on Wednesday afternoon, fans of the Championship leaders were concerned.

Bielsa has been a huge success in his first season at Elland Road -- Leeds are four points clear at the top of the Championship -- but last week's "Spygate" controversy, which saw the club apologise after a member of staff was caught observing a Derby training season ahead of Friday's game between the two teams, has led to an EFL investigation. 


Marcelo Bielsa: Leeds have 'observed' all opponents, but nothing 'illegal'

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa said on Wednesday his staff had been watching all the club's opponents in training this season, after the English Football League (EFL) launched a formal investigation into the "spygate" controversy.

"In a few words I can tell you we observed all the rivals we played against and we watched all the training sessions of the opponents before we played against them," Bielsa told reporters.

Derby County had complained to the EFL that Bielsa sent a spy to their training...

Derby County spy claim against Leeds to be investigated by EFL

Steve Nicol and Alejandro Moreno react to Marcelo Bielsa admitting to spying on Derby County and that he's done it since he was with Argentina.
Marcelo Bielsa and Frank Lampard speak pre-match about a spy controversy hovering over the Championship clash between Leeds United and Derby County.

The English Football League launched a formal investigation on Tuesday after Derby County complained that Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa sent a spy to the club's training ground last week.

The incident happened the day before the Championship clubs met at Elland Road, a game which Leeds won 2-0.

The EFL have now written to Leeds requesting their observations after the Yorkshire club apologised to Derby and reminded Bielsa of the club's principles of "integrity and honesty."

Following the victory...