Chelsea boss Frank Lampard singled out Timo Werner for special praise afterthe German starred in his side’s 2-0 win over Newcastle at St James’ Park.Werner’s second-half surge over the halfway line set up his side’s second goalfor Tammy Abraham after an early Federico Fernandez own goal had set the Blueson their way to a fifth straight win. Lampard said: “He (Werner) had a coupleof chances and some times it doesn’t go in for you, but I thought he was areal threat for us throughout. “You need players of that quality to win gamesand the pace he travels with the ball is something special. He was sounselfish and you rely on those players who are top-class.”
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Frank Lampard has warned his Chelsea players not to get carried away byclimbing to third in the Premier League and stretching their unbeaten streakto 11 games. Chelsea thrashed Sheffield United 4-1 at Stamford Bridge to pushwithin one point of the top of the league, with Tammy Abraham, Ben Chilwell,Thiago Silva and Timo Werner all on target.
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Frank Lampard addressed Kai Havertz's coronavirus diagnosis after Chelsea's2-0 victory over Rennes in the Champions League. “I’ve spoken to Kai a coupleof times, he’s very disappointed because he just wants to play. “His symptomsescalated slightly today but he’s fine, and just disappointed to be out. “It’sjust one of those things, but hopefully the isolating will help.”
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Chelsea’s Premier League form may be inconsistent but in the fantasy versionof the competition, they are emerging as the team to turn to. Plenty ofmanagers are deploying wild cards after an unpredictable start to the season,and Frank Lampard’s men could be an important ingredient.
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Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane cannot explain why his team played so poorly in their 2-1 loss at home to Alaves, just three days after beating Inter Milan so comprehensively in the Champions League.