Should Frank Lampard be given more time at Chelsea?

Should Frank Lampard be given more time at Chelsea?

Chelsea are approaching a crossroads with Frank Lampard. The Athletic reported that the club have started to make plans for life without the legendary midfielder. They have looked at potential replacements, due to their recent slump in form. It has started to quieten down since the weekend, which suggests he will be given a few more weeks to turn the club around and get back to winning ways. The recent improvements shown by Manchester United and Arsenal do show that …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 12

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 12

Matchweek 12 is in the books, and there's no rest for the Premier League as we are set to roll straight into Matchweek 13 starting Tuesday night. Over this past week we saw some good football, some bad football, some expected results and some surprising results. We witness players making good decisions and turning in good displays, we witnessed players making bad decisions and turning in stinkers, and then we witnessed Granit Xhaka. The less said about him the better, …
Wolves vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Wolves vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea will be looking to bounce back on Tuesday night when they travel to face Wolves. Thy managed to win this fixture last season and they will be coming up against an out of form home side. Nuno Espírito Santo’s team are struggling to find the right balance without Raul Jimenez in the team. In the to full matches since the Mexican’s injury, they have failed to score a goal. Wolves were considered one of the best teams outside of …
Everton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Everton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea are quickly emerging as title contenders and they have the opportunity to prove their credentials against a manager that once won them a league title. Frank Lampard takes his in-form Blues team to Goodison Park to face Carlo Ancelotti's Everton team. After an eye-catching start for the Toffees, results have started to get worse and a tricky run of games suggests that things may get worse before they get better. They will take confidence from their victory in this …
Chelsea vs Leeds United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Leeds United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea have been in excellent form of late, with Frank Lampard's team emerging as an outside challenger for the league title. This weekend, the Blues' manager will be reigniting his rivalry with Marcelo Bielsa, as they host Leeds United. The pair were involved in the infamous 'Spygate' incident during Lampard's time in charge of Derby County. During that Championship season, Leeds managed to win both of the league matches, but Lampard had the final laugh, as he knocked them out …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 10

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 10

In a season that has given us goals, controversy, shocks, shocking defending and injuries by the dozen, Matchweek 10 provided it all and lots of entertainment to boot. Of the ten games, nine of them were good games of football for the neutral. Chelsea vs Spurs was the only dull game, but even then the tactical battle between Lampard and Mourinho was interesting. From managers sniping at each other through the media, to Des Kelly stumbling over his words trying …
Newcastle United vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle United vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The early kick-off sees Chelsea travel to face Newcastle United. In this fixture last season, the visitors dominated possession for long periods, but failed to make it count. Steve Bruce's men managed to get a late winner through Isaac Hayden and it was a result that eased their relegation fears before the lockdown. They will be hoping that they can spring another surprise this weekend. During the international break, there is a growing feeling that the away side could be …
Chelsea vs Sheffield United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Sheffield United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

There have been seeds of encouragement at Stamford Bridge since the international break. Chelsea have lost only once this season, but the most pleasing development for Frank Lampard has been the improvement at the back. They have five successive clean sheets and the arrival of Edouard Mendy has been crucial in that. On Saturday, they host Sheffield United, one of three Premier League teams without a victory. A victory this weekend will put them into a great position and the …
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