Lampard gives his verdict on whether Jorginho should have been sent off against Arsenal

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard admitted after the 2-1 victory over Arsenal on Sunday that Jorginho was fortunate to avoid a second yellow card against Arsenal.

Jorginho was booked for preventing Alexandre Lacazette from breaking on the counter on 55 minutes but escaped a second yellow for a foul on Matteo Guendouzi six minutes before his goal against Arsenal.

“It was one of those, it certainly could have been a second yellow,” Lampard told his post-match press conference. “In a London derby lots of those fouls happen, some happened earlier in the game and didn’t get yellow cards whereas some did.

“We might have struck a bit of luck with that one, but there will be times where I moan about not getting luck in other games.

“I don’t think it was absolutely clear cut, and maybe you make your own luck sometimes, the way Jorginho played was a big catalyst for change when he came on. He was winning second balls and showing character.”

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