Chelsea boss Frank Lampard responds to damning Jose Mourinho criticism after Man Utd loss (Image: GETTY/Sky Sports)Lampard lost his first game as Chelsea boss as a Marcus Rashford inspired Manchester United ran riot with four unanswered goals.A double from the England international and solo efforts from Anthony Martial and debutant Daniel James gave the home side a convincing victory, despite Chelsea hitting the woodwork twice in the opening period.
Mourinho, who was making his debut as a Sky Sports pundit, picked out several players that didn’t perform to their potential, before being called out by the current Blues boss.A little bit of experience would fit well with the team, Mourinho said after the match. Related articles
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He didn’t like the performance of Mason Mount? Is that what he said?! Lampard questioned when he heard of Mourinho’s comments.I can’t drag people out of the medical room to play. We were clearly the better team but we made individual errors.“Not concerned about what anyone else says.
I believe in this squad.
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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard responds to damning Jose Mourinho criticism after Man Utd loss (Image: GETTY)Lampard had previously stated that he didn’t feel like United deserved to win the game by such a large margin, and back his side to respond.
The former Derby boss told Sky Sports: “It was nowhere near a 4-0.“Four mistakes for the goals, but we controlled major parts of the first half.“We hit the woodwork, poor decisions in the final third, we should be in the lead at half-time.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard responds to damning Jose Mourinho criticism after Man Utd loss (Image: GETTY)They are a counter-attacking team, it’s a big strength, they have pace, and if you give them opportunities they will counter.
“For massive parts of the game we didn’t allow them to do that. Loads of lessons for us.We are missing internationals and big players but I don’t want to make excuses.“The team we put out today was clearly competing in the game for long periods but we made four mistakes and they were clinical in the way they put them away.