Chelsea coach Frank Lampard expressed his satisfaction with the performance of his team after the 3-0 win over West Ham United on Monday evening, at the end of the English Premier League’s 14th round.
Chelsea resisted West Ham pressure, and managed to score a hat-trick, England international striker Tammy Abraham, including a double in the 78th and 80th minutes, to elevate Chelsea to 5th on goal difference against Tottenham.
Lampard said in statements to the BBC: “It was good to see all this at the end of the match because we went through a difficult period with one goal advanced, we dealt with the matter well, with our second goal, Matteo Kovacic entered and advanced us on the field, and we were able to score more goals. “
Lampard spoke of the misfortune that accompanies Timo Werner, after the German striker had fasted to score for the 7th consecutive match that he started in all competitions.
Lampard said, “He is unlucky at that time, but he is in the right positions. When he scores one goal, he will score more. Tammy and Ole (Olivier Giroud) bring different things with them, Tammy did what he is good at today and this is what we needed.”
The English coach continued: “West Ham is a good team and performs well. It made a lot of threats. I had thought that today’s match would be difficult and this is what happened. Even in the hideous moments we defended distinctly, Thiago Silva did a great job.”
In other statements to Sky Sports, Lampard praised Thiago Silva, who scored a goal in the first half and led the Chelsea defense to safety.
Lampard explained: “I remember playing in the Premier league at the age of 36, I could not play every week, and my period was temporary. Thiago Silva played in France for a long time and exceeded all expectations. I can see his abilities, his preparations and his desire to win the headlines, and he is very diligent in studying the game. Great addition on and off the field. “