Lampard explains reason for loss to Southampton

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Chelsea suffered yet another home defeat as the Blues were beaten 2-0 by Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Boxing Day.

Goals from Michael Obafemi and Nathan Redmond sealed the three points for the away side.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has blamed his sides inability to break things at home as the reason for the defeat.

“It felt the same as recent home games,” said Lampard after the game.

“Credit to Southampton, they were organised, they got their goals and got the win but we know we can do much better. We need to be better at breaking teams down. It was the same story as a few of the last home games.

“It was flat and Boxing Day can bring that a little but that can’t be an excuse for us on the pitch. Things like shots and crosses get the crowd excited but we didn’t have any clear-cut chances and we need to show more in terms of bravery and quality on the ball.

“We haven’t been clinical in front of goal, that’s something we have to improve on. It’s a busy time for everyone, so tiredness isn’t an excuse, we just have to learn from this and improve quickly.”

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  1. Bring coullibaly to Chelsea

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