Chelsea boss Frank Lampard sends defiant top four message to Man Utd after West Ham defeat


    Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is still confident his side can finish in the top four despite a shock 3-2 loss to West Ham in the Premier League. The result means Manchester United are now just two points behind the Blues with what looks like an easier run-in on paper.

    He said: “We are two points ahead of Manchester United, who have been playing fantastic and are on a great run, Wolves are having a great season and they’re behind us, Leicester have had a great season and we’re just behind them.

    “It’s about perspective. We are upset because we wanted to win the game, we’re footballers and we’re in a good position.

    “So there’s no point in being down but I can’t help but say the truth today which is that it’s a game we should have won tonight.”

    Lampard also believes the defeat to the Hammers was typical of what has been happening all year.

    He explained: “It’s the story of our season. It’s been a good season but there have been so many of these moments.

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