Frank Lampard is not a very big Chelsea Wednesday night after a penalty shoot-out in the fight for the European Super Cup, Liverpool have just lost. The manager of “The Blues”, is impressed with the way his team played in the historic part of Istanbul, is already frustrated, he did the physical advantage, that is, ‘The Reds’ have enjoyed.
“I have respect for Liverpool and they will have the opportunity in the past but, for me, is the fact that we are the strongest team,” said Lampard after the match against the English media. “We sometimes had some bad luck, or was negligent in its completion. However, I am particularly proud of the performance of the team.”
Chelsea, that is in the regular and extra time to score, came through Olivier Giroud, and Jorginho, went into the penalty shoot-out at the end against Liverpool. Goalkeeper Adrián stopped a decisive penalty from Tammy Abraham and prevented, so that the year-old first prize won as a coach at Chelsea.
“I’m Tammy, said that he did not have to worry,” said Lampard on the seat of his young striker. “He was confident enough to be the fifth penalty to take, it is all to the good. Everyone can do with a free kick and miss. What I want to do is to have a young player who’s confidence has to be there.”
Summary-Super Cup-Liverpool-Chelsea (2-2, Liverpool win after penalty shots)
Year-old slightly frustrated because of the schedule
Lampard, after the match, we also had a look at it on the days that the team had to prepare himself for the encounter with Liverpool. Chelsea played on Sunday in the Premier League against Manchester United, while Liverpool two days earlier, already in action, and, therefore, more time is needed to prepare for the event.
“Liverpool were at a clear advantage,” said Lampard. “It wasn’t to be seen, as we came to the 120-minute give it their all. But it’s a shame that it was one of the team for such an important match, and two days more to prepare for than the other team. I’m trying to not complain about it, but it is a bit of a frustrating experience it is.”
In spite of the losses implies year-old, however, is a state-of-the-lost Super Cup. The former has to see, especially in light of the painful 4-0 defeat against Manchester United on Sunday at Old Trafford, plenty of points of reference.
“I don’t like to lose”, well-known year-old. “Here I am, just like everyone at Chelsea, very, very bad at it. But we were just unfortunate against Liverpool. I am very happy with my players. If this is a harbinger of what we will see this season’s show, that’s a really good sign.”
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