Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hailed the impact of Cesc Fabregas in his side's win over Derby in the Capital One Cup.
Steve McClaren slammed the decision to send Jake Buxton off as “ridiculous” as they lost 3-1 to Chelsea in the Capital One Cup.
Chelsea beat off 10-man Derby to take a 3-1 win at the iPro Stadium and advance to the last four of the Capital One Cup.
Derby manager Steve McClaren says he can find no weaknesses in Chelsea's squad ahead of Tuesday's Capital One Cup quarter-final.
Richard Keogh has warned Chelsea that Derby have improved since their last meeting and urged the Rams to be patient in their quest for Capital One Cup glory.
Derby will be without Ryan Shotton for their Capital One Cup tie against Chelsea after the defender was sent off in Saturday's 2-0 defeat at the Riverside Stadium.
Middlesbrough went top of the Championship table for a couple of hours after a 2-0 home win over Derby in Saturday's early game.
Manager Aitor Karanka basked in the "best afternoon" of his managerial career after Middlesbrough rose to the summit of the Sky Bet Championship.