Chelsea’s Lampard vows club will be back after humbling loss
Frank Lampard vowed Chelsea “will be back” as a serious pressure after their Champions League quarterfinal exit leaves them dealing with the prospect of a season with none European soccer.
The Blues have been overwhelmed 2-0 by Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night time to finish a 4-0 combination defeat as Rodrygo struck twice within the last 32 minutes to setup a semifinal tie with both Manchester City or Bayern Munich.
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“The motivation has to be playing for Chelsea,” Lampard stated. “There are some players who are maybe quite new here, they are getting used to the club and that isn’t easy.
“Sometimes we have seen a few of the best gamers within the Premier League once they first arrive, they want a while. Sometimes they go into groups which can be flying and so they get put in, they discover their ft and also you see them fly.
“So maybe there are reasons with some of our players where there is a bit of transition. But in terms of motivation, you are playing for Chelsea. There are individual motivations all throughout the squad and as a collective and we have to be competitive in everything we do every day.”
Chelsea have seven Premier League video games remaining beginning with subsequent Wednesday’s house match in opposition to Brentford, however face an uphill process to succeed in Europe’s third tier competitors, the Europa Conference League, given they at present sit in eleventh place.
Now caretaker boss Lampard should attempt to rally his gamers for the ultimate few weeks of the season after the club misplaced 4 consecutive matches in all competitions for the primary time since November 1993.
“To get into the team, you have to show it. I picked a team today which was the most form team individually, the fittest team in terms of what this game was going to ask of us. And they showed it, they showed they can compete with Real Madrid for sure other than the final third stuff [finishing chances].
“It is necessary to take every step. The subsequent step now for the gamers is time off tomorrow, back to work Thursday. Get working in direction of Brentford, as a result of individuals will make lots about this season for Chelsea as a result of they’ve had a lot success.
“The reality is this club is going to be back. It’ll take work. It’ll take maybe a bit of process. I think the fans appreciated the performance today and maybe this season they have had moments where they haven’t felt like that.
“We should latch onto that, get outcomes till the top of the season after which go once more subsequent 12 months.”