Three problems Frank Lampard must address at Chelsea to avoid another hammering against Liverpool - football

Three problems Frank Lampard must address at Chelsea to avoid another hammering against Liverpool



Liverpool started their season with a 4-1 victory over Norwich City (Picture: Getty)
Chelsea’s promising first-half display made way to an error-strewn, disaster of a second period, however. United went 2-0 and then 3-0 up within the space of two chaotic minutes through Anthony Martial and Rashford again before Daniel James applied the cherry on top of the cake late on.
Considering the outcome of the game, Lampard and the bruised egos within his dressing room might have wished for an easier second game to put things right. Instead, they face the Champions League holders and a team that amassed 97 Premier League points last season.
Lampard was involved in numerous memorable clashes against Liverpool during his days as a Chelsea player and he will be hoping that Wednesday’s European Super Cup is another such occasion for the right reasons. Here are threethings he must address. Address the team’s balance
The Old Trafford fear factor has subsided somewhat in the barren post-Fergie years and it isn’t uncommon now to see visiting teams go to Manchester United looking to play positive, attacking football in the belief they can get a result.
Lampard’s setup for the game demonstrated his confidence in troubling United as he lined Chelsea up in a 4-2-3-1 system which encouraged both full-backs, Cesar Azpilicueta on the right and Emerson on the left, to progress beyond the halfway line.
It was a strategy that worked well offensively. Mason Mount’s ...
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