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Marcelo Bielsa makes seven changes for trip to Derby - Kiko Casilla should not be playing but he is.

Very Un-Bielsa, but nice to see - with one glaring exception.

Leeds Fans Outside Elland Road Photo by George Wood/Getty Images

Marcelo Bielsa has made seven changes to the Leeds United line-up for the trip to Derby County, Leeds first game as Champions of the division.

Lots of players are getting a well-deserved rest - the long starting runs of Jack Harrison and Mateusz Klich have come to an end. They are on the bench along with Luke Ayling, Liam Cooper, and Patrick Bamford.

Pascal Struijk and Ian Carlo Poveda-Ocampo (full name because it’s a great name) make their first starts, and Jamie Shackleton gets his first in a long time.

The biggest, and worst, news is that Kiko Casilla starts in goal. I made a lot of my feelings clear in an article earlier in the year here. Kiko Casilla has not taken any responsibility, nor has there been any effort made to “make it right”.

If Kiko is 100% that he did not say it, that is his right, but he should still have been doing something to try and improve the situation. Personally, I think the report made very clear what happened, he has to apologise before it is possible for me as a fan to try and move past it - there can be second chances but they need to be earned.

Playing Kiko Casilla makes a mockery of Leeds’ public stance against racism and their taking of the knee before matches. It is incredibly hypocritical.