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Lampard’s Derby knock Man Utd out of League Cup

Derby County manager Frank Lampard piled more misery on his former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho as the Rams beat 10-man Manchester United 8-7 on penalties, while Manchester City cruised into the last 16 of the League Cup on Tuesday.

Mourinho paid the price for making nine changes in a thrilling 2-2 draw at Old Trafford before spot-kicks with Paul Pogba rested on another day dominated by the Frenchman’s frosty relationship with his manager.

Phil Jones finally missed from the spot after 15 successful penalties in a high quality shootout.

“The penalties come, somebody has to miss. I knew we were going to be in trouble with Jones,” said Mourinho in a barb at one of his own players.

Mourinho also confirmed Pogba has been stripped of the United vice-captaincy after criticising the Portuguese’s tactics in a 1-1 draw at home to Wolves on Saturday.

“The only truth is I made the decision of Paul not to be the second captain anymore,” added Mourinho.

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