Arsene Wenger reveals the rule number one broken by Lampard in the defeat to Bayern Munich

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Not many Chelsea fans were optimistic that the Blues will beat Bayern Munich and go through to the next round of the Champions League, but the Blues faithful were at least hoping for a fight at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea did well to hold Bayern in the first-half, but the team collapsed immediately after the restart as Serge Gnabry scored two quick fire goals to kill any Chelsea hopes of getting a win.

Robert Lewandowski who assisted Gnabry for his goals compounded Chelsea’s woes in the 76th minute to make it 3-0.

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that Chelsea boss Frank Lampard broke the first rule of the game when Chelsea conceded the midfield to Bayern Munich in the second half.

“What has he [Lampard] learned… but he knew already, because you don’t lose five home games if your team is superior to every other team,” Wenger told beIN Sports.

“But at that level, to give possession away you’re punished at some stage because they make you run too much, and you cannot survive for 90 minutes.

“In the Champions League, if you lost the midfield you’re in trouble, it’s rule number one.

“Because you play against good teams, if they can feed the strikers you, at some stage, will pay for it.

“And we’ve all gone through that but when the team is really superior that’s what happens.”

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