Frank Lampard Explains Why Chelsea Lost To Manchester United

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Manchester United thrashed Chelsea 4-0 in the Premier League on Sunday with Marcus Rashford scoring twice. Anthony Martial and Daniel James were also on the scoresheet.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard believes the scoreline was harsh on Chelsea as the Blues were the better side.

According to Lampard, mistakes and poor finishing cost Chelsea against Manchester United.

Chelsea dominated the game at Old Trafford, created more chances and hit the woodwork twice but Manchester United were more clinical in front of goal.

“Poor mistakes for the goal,” Lampard told Sky Sports following the match. “We controlled major parts of the first half. Probably poor decisions in the final third.

“In the first half we should be in front. It’s a lot easier for them when they’re 3-0 up. This is a counter-attacking team. They have pace and if you turn over the ball, they will counter attack you. We were the ones on the ball. We have loads of lessons to learn. It was no way near a 4-0.

“It’s clear I have tried to stay away from transfer ban and injuries we all know that. I tried to get N’Golo [Kante] on to give him minutes. I don’t want that excuse [injuries].

“Four mistakes. Not many more than that, they were clinical. We have to be grown up about it because it doesn’t feel nice. In the performance in parts of it wasn’t 4-0.”

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