Lampard lost control of Chelsea

Lampard lost control of Chelsea

In the interview after the latest shock to lose to Bournemouth 0-1 at Stamford Bridge, coach Frank Lampard vehemently criticized his players who played indecisive, unable to control the ball, not creating opportunities, to failed and disappointed the fans.

Mr. Lampard also said: “It is not the team I want to lead. At home, definitely must take every initiative, play and strive for the best results. However, we could not do it. And also does not create excitement for home fans. It is clearly very disappointing”.

The defeat to Bournemouth is the fourth defeat in just the last 5 matches in the Premier League of Chelsea, far from the previous fiery image with a series of 6 consecutive victories. So, there was booing in the stands of Stamford Bridge demanding the dismissal of Lampard.

Chelsea still holds the fourth position, but it is quite possible to lose in the near future when behind Sheffield United, Manchester United or Tottenham are gradually approaching.

According to Lampard, the disappointment of Chelsea fans’ reaction when seeing the home team suddenly play the recent decline is normal. Meanwhile, according to the British press, the Lampard coach used the team mainly used by the players from the beginning of the season, less rotation when the schedule became more and denser which is the reason why many players are overloaded. to the physical condition is not full, so the play in the recent matches are lack of transformation.

Therefore, in the time to come when Chelsea entered the consecutive round of competition in the Christmas and New Year, things are even more difficult. In the next round, they will meet Tottenham, then Southampton, Arsenal and Brighton & Hove on New Year’s day.

Coach Lampard said: “The priority now is that I will encourage the players to regain their morale, and must help them regain their playing state with stronger determination. They must concentrate, own the ball, change the status from defense to attack very quickly and pass the opponent to move forward. I do not accept the current superficiality. There will still be a lot of work to be done”.

Mourinho was excited to be appointed to lead Tottenham

Mourinho was excited to be appointed to lead Tottenham

Jose Mourinho was extremely excited after being appointed Tottenham’s coach to replace Mauricio Pochettino – who was fired after the poor performance of the current Champions League runner-up in the Premier League this season.

AFP quoted the statement of the North London team, said the former Chelsea coach, Real Madrid and Manchester United signed a contract to lead Spurs on November 20 for the end of the 2022 – 2023 season.

“I am delighted to join a club with such a wonderful heritage and enthusiastic supporters. The quality in both the squad and the academy excited me. Working with these players is what appealed to me”, said Mourinho, who won domestic titles with a record in four different countries.

Meanwhile, Tottenham Chairman Daniel Levy said: “At Jose (Mourinho), we have one of the most successful military leaders in football. He has a lot of experience, can inspire the teams and has a great tactician. He has won trophies at every club he has coached. We believe he will bring energy and confidence to the dressing room”.

Spurs also praised their new coach in his statement: “Jose is one of the most perfect coaches in the world to have won 25 senior titles.” It was the Champions League with Porto and Inter Milan. The 56-year-old Portuguese also won three Premier League titles at two stages leading Chelsea in the past and recently returned to England to lead Manchester United in 2016.

Mourinho was sacked by the Old Trafford Stadium last December after a bad result and has quit since then, and most recently worked as a television commentator. With shocking statements and a full-blown strategist, the Premier League will certainly be more interesting in the next tournament. The special person will make his first Tottenham debut as a London derby clash with West Ham in the third round of the Premier League, taking place at 19.30pm on November 23.

Previously, Tottenham fired Pochettino after bringing Spurs to certain successes since joining from Southampton in 2014. Despite not winning a trophy, the 47-year-old Argentine coach took Tottenham to the Champions League final for the first time in history 6 months ago.

However, Pochettino was unable to retain his seat when Tottenham began to decline and is currently ranked fourth after 12 Premier League rounds this season (20 points behind leaders Liverpool), eliminated from the League Cup united by Colchester United (the team playing in the fourth division) and suffered an embarrassing 2-7 defeat at home to Bayern Munich in the Champions League.