Abraham reveals what Lampard told the players at half-time

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Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has hailed Frank Lampard’s tactical genius for the win the Blues got against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

Arsenal were by far the better side in the opening stages of the game and deservedly went ahead through Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 13th minute.

Arsenal continued to dominate Chelsea until Frank Lampard made a change before half-time that turned the game around.

Chelsea eventually scored two late goals courtesy of Jorginho and Tammy Abraham to get the three points, and Abraham has hailed the manager for his change and also revealed that the manager’s message at half-time was to keep fighting.

“We were not good enough in the first 20 to 30 minutes,” Abraham said.

“Give credit to Arsenal, they dominated us in places like midfield which is key in football. Give credit to the manager as well, he made a change and the players bounced off that and in the second half it was a performance everyone wants to see.

“We were outnumbered in midfield so we needed to change and the change helped us a lot.

“Our team never stops fighting. We were told at half-time to not stop fighting and to go out there and believe in ourselves and that is what we did in the second half.

“We know our away form is good. It is just about us fixing our form at home. This gives us confidence, beating two of the big sides in two weekends.”

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