The Blues defender believes that Chelsea are still in good from despite their poor results in recent matches.
’s defeat againstManchester City
on Sunday was their fifth defeat of the season and replaced them to eighth place in the league table. Manchester City’s 3-1 win was achieved by three goals from Ilkay Gundogan, Phil Foden, and Kevin de Bruyne while Callum Hudson-Odoi’s last-minute goal was not enough for Lampard’s team to escape defeat. In his post-match interview,
admitted that his team was outplayed for most of the game.
"Today was painful in the first half in football terms because their level of play shows where we need to aspire to,"
"In the second half I saw a reaction but the work needs to be done."
who has enjoyed a strong start at Chelsea was also asked about the team’s performance against the Citizens and the team’s current form.
"No, I don't understand what's wrong.”
“If I understand before, I think I could have given some advice, but that's how it is, it's football, it's the Premier League, one of the toughest championships around the world.
"You have to be careful, work harder, be stronger as a team, but I think the team is good, the second half was much better than the first in my opinion.
"We tried to play a little more, we managed to play. I think we were superior in possession of the ball in the second half, sometimes it does not work as we want, as we have prepared, but hey, that's how it is football. We must prepare for the next match when it arrives."
Chelsea will continue their Premier League campaign with a derby match againstFulham