Frank Lampard has admitted that Chelsea should expect more “pain” before he is allowed to complete his reconstruction work at Stamford Bridge. After Sunday’s 3-1 Premier League loss to Manchester City in West London, Blues manager Lampard admitted he was feeling the “heat”.
With Callum Hudson-Odoi scoring a late consolation goal for the hosts, Ilkay Gundogan, Phil Foden, and Kevin De Bruyne shot City 3-0 ahead in just 35 minutes. “I said after the win against Leeds (3-1 on Dec. 5) that we were not a title contender and I say now that it takes time,” Lampard said. Kevin De Bruyne celebrates his goal (Andy Rain/PA). Any restoration or reconstruction requires pain; pain behind the scenes and pain on the pitch occasionally. “Any rebuilding or rebuilding needs pain; pain behind the scenes and occasionally pain on the pitch. ” The first half of today showed me why, because we’ve got to keep fighting, and I’m the first to keep fighting. “I will always feel heat: I felt heat when we were on our good run because I know that can be a negative around the corner. “Maybe you can take out (N’Golo) Kante, but there’s a lot of youth when you look around the squad, a lot of young players trying to come in and fit in. Frank Lampard endured a frustrating night on Sunday (Shaun Botterill/PA) In their last six league matches, Chelsea have now suffered four defeats – but Lampard declined to talk about his long-term future for his bosses. “Frank Lampard endured a frustrating evening on Sunday (Shaun Botterill/PA)Chelsea have now suffered four defeats in their last six league games – but Lampard refused to speak for his bosses about his long-term future. ” he said. ” he said. ” “When we were 16 games unbeaten, I still saw the weaknesses in our game. When we lost four games, I still see those flaws now. “And I can’t worry about what people say afterwards, so I can’t get distracted. “I’m relaxed about the ups and downs of form. I expected there to be difficult periods this year, and I’ve talked about it many times. “I said it when we beat Leeds and people treated us as title contenders. It doesn’t matter if that puts pressure on me or not. Everyone asked me a month ago if I was going to sign a new contract and now they’re going to say something else. “Whether that puts pressure on me or not doesn’t matter. A month ago everyone was asking me if I was going to sign a new contract and now they will say something different. ” Ilkay Gundogan (center) scored the opening goal for Manchester City at Stamford Bridge (Andy Rain/PA) He added, “Ilkay Gundogan (center) scored Manchester City’s opening goal at Stamford Bridge (Andy Rain/PA)He continued, ” We are struggling to try to achieve this level and I know that we need time to do that. “We are fighting to try to reach this level and I know we need time to do that. “No, he’s part of the team. “No, he’s part of the team. ” In our party, there has to be passion. He’s a special guy to us all, and he’s got an amazing spirit. “The visitors stormed to victory despite missing a number of players after an outbreak of corona virus, and Guardiola was pleased to see his team regain the rhythm that has earned the club two Premier League titles in the last three years.Pep Guardiola’s side were convincing winners in west London (Andy Rain/PA) “We are not a team that makes a major change over 40, 50 yards,” he said. “Raheem (Sterl) “We can’t play like that. We’re not good that way. “But we have to play a different kind of pace, and do it at the right moment. “Our success has been this way in the past, and we still try. “We were able to do it today, and the players were amazing.”