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06:25  23 july  2020
06:25  23 july  2020 Source:   goal.com

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However, Lampard - whose Chelsea side face Liverpool on Wednesday night - says simply attempting to ape the Reds is not Lampard has placed a lot of trust in young academy products such as Mason Mount, Billy Gilmour and Tammy Abraham this season, and is pleased with their efforts, even if he

Frank Lampard wants Chelsea to be inspired by Liverpool 's title celebrations. “If somebody would have said: ‘You can become champion in any country this year and you can decide which team you want to be in to have it very special,’ I think the choice would have been Liverpool .

a man standing in front of a crowd: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard © Getty Images Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard warned Liverpool not to get "too arrogant" after Chelsea's 5-3 Premier League loss at Anfield on Wednesday.

Liverpool lifted the Premier League trophy after the thrilling midweek victory, in which they led 3-0 and 4-1 before closing out their win.

Lampard was involved in an exchange with the Liverpool bench before Trent Alexander-Arnold curled in a free-kick and the Chelsea head coach criticised the hosts.

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Frank Lampard does not believe qualification for the Champions League is critical to Chelsea's mission to close the gap on their Wednesday night opponents Lampard , as one would expect, wants Champions League football to accompany that work off the field. "It’s massively important for the club

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has urged the club’s supporters to celebrate at home as the club Klopp’s Liverpool secured their first top-flight title in 30 years with seven games to spare and will be The Merseyside police has already warned fans not to repeat the widespread gatherings that took

"For me it wasn't a foul from [Mateo] Kovacic [on Sadio Mane] and there were little things that weren't going," Lampard told Sky Sports.

"On the bench, I've got no problem with Jurgen Klopp, he's managed his team and it's fantastic.

"Some of the bench, it's a fine line between when you're winning and they've won the league, fair play to Liverpool Football Club, but also don't get too arrogant with it. In match play you get emotional and that was it."

Alexander-Arnold curled in a brilliant free-kick after Naby Keita's stunning opener, and Georginio Wijnaldum made it 3-0.

After Olivier Giroud gave Chelsea hope, Roberto Firmino restored Liverpool's three-goal lead, only for Tammy Abraham and Christian Pulisic to drag the visitors back into the contest.

'Don't get too arrogant' - Lampard questions Liverpool after exchange with Reds' bench

  'Don't get too arrogant' - Lampard questions Liverpool after exchange with Reds' bench The Chelsea head coach fired a warning in the direction of the Premier League championsLiverpool lifted the Premier League trophy after the thrilling midweek victory, in which they led 3-0 and 4-1 before closing out their win.

Frank Lampard 's side currently sit third in the table with two games of the season remaining, one point ahead of fourth-placed Leicester and Manchester United in fifth. Chelsea news: Steve Nicol has warned Chelsea about Liverpool duo Virgil van Dijk and Alisson (Image: ESPN/GETTY).

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But Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sealed Liverpool's win, although Chelsea remain a point clear of fifth-placed Leicester City with one game remaining.

"It was extraordinary. Even when you say they threatened to run away with it, I felt we were in it because I could feel the way we were playing," Lampard said.

"The first half, in terms of football, we were in it, it was a turnover and a great strike, a non-foul that goes in the top corner and then terrible from us in defending a corner.

"Other than that, we were okay, so the goal gave us hope, the lads showed great character, they're a fantastic team and we can't afford to make those mistakes.

"Some of the stuff I saw from our team today was resilient, was some quality and at 4-3 if we don't concede a fifth, I felt like we were coming, but not to be."


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