Lampard reveals what pained him the the most in the defeat to Everton

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Chelsea suffered a 3-1 defeat at Goodison Park as the Blues were beaten by a resurgent Everton side who were desperate to play for new boss Duncan Ferguson.

Chelsea had 70% possession of the ball, but Frank Lampard’s side never looked like winning the game, and Chelsea’s defence was not encouraging yet again.

Lampard revealed after the game that he was displeased with the kind of goals his side conceded, as they all came from poor defensive positions and decisions.

“All the goals were sloppy,” he said.

“The first goal was something we were aware of, Richarlison in the air in the box, and then the other two were just really poor defending from us. We were looking like getting back in the game at 2-1 and we can’t give away a goal like the third, it was ridiculous.”

Lampard also conceded that the home side were more physical than the Blues.

He added: “I think in work-rate we generally match up but in moments of physical contact, they were direct, that is understandable, and we have to deal with that. We did not deal with it well enough.”

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