Derby County have stepped up their preparations for Saturday’s Championship clash against Leeds United at Elland Road.
The Rams will head into the game as favourites and are on a great run of form that has been them climb to the top of the league table.
Steve McLaren’s side are currently at the top of the standings with 35 points from 18 matches, three points clear of second-placed Bournemouth.
Derby have won their last three games in the Championship, including a 5-0 drubbing of Wolverhampton Wanderers at home before the two-week international break.
The visitors will be expected to win at Elland Road, but that does not mean that they are taking it easy.
On Thursday, the Derby players were training, the best pictures of which are below.