Manager Billy Davies has revealed he could not bear to watch the Pride Park penalty shootout which propelled the Rams into the Coca-Cola Championship play-off final at Wembley.
Derby booked their place in the Wembley showpiece by beating Southampton 4-3 in a shootout on Tuesday night.
Davies said: "I could not watch the penalties so I just sat on the bench with my head down and twiddled my fingers. I knew whether they were going in our not by listening to the reaction of the crowd."
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