There are cetain strategies you can use if in't one the lord, tho, explained on the GW website. Basicly, it's got to do with picking the correct order for your combats. Resolve the lord's combat first, aim to break the enemy, then, as he's not in combat, nearby units gin ws7. Even with this tho, I dont think it'as worth it.
It's a stretch, could see it going either way. The page is here:Oy, this sounds dodgy. Where did you read it? I looked through the new vampire tactica but didn't see it. Did I overlook it? Did I read the wrong tactica?