Sunday, January 19, 2020

Lampard bemoans Chelsea's wastefulness in front of goal


Chelsea Manager Frank Lampard has said his team needs to be more clinical in front of goal after failing to convert numerous changes that came their way last weekend.

"It's football, you have to get your head around it very quickly. I'm not always massive on stats but the feel of the game was domination," Lampard told Sky Sports .

"They hit the bar with a header, one of I think three headers they had in the game and they scored with one of them. Other than that, second half I don't remember them endangering our box, we were camped around their box and creating chances.

"We know we have problems at the top of the pitch, scoring goals. We don't get enough front-line goals if we want to bridge the gap and that's something we've seen a lot this season, especially at home. 

"Today was like a home game in how we performed on the pitch and if you don't score then you're always liable to a sucker punch and we got it.

"It's something we need to address, the instinctive nature to score the goal. We're working on it.

"We need to be clinical. We can't make any bones about it, it's a reality. We can't work anymore in training on finishing. You have to have that killer instinct in front of goal. We need to score more goals from front-line areas to get where we need to be."

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