Lampard’s tactical masterclass in Chelsea’s win over Liverpool shows the way to beat Everton and make Blues hard to beat – The Sun

CHELSEA had the result of their season earlier this week when they beat the Premier League leaders Liverpool 2-0 in the FA Cup fifth round.

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds will lift the league trophy this year and deservedly so.

They have been fantastic to watch and also have a good shot at winning the Champions league as well.

This is why Frank Lampard’s tactical masterclass on Tuesday night was even more of an achievement for a team struggling with inconsistencies and injuries.

Lampard’s football ethos is similar to Klopp – press high, and play direct attacking football.

But, at times this season Chelsea have done this and have been left vulnerable at the back, often throwing away early leads.

A lot of this has come down to wasting chances to put the game to bed.

But against some of the better teams they have often been caught out with the pace of the counter attack and lost matches because of this.

On Tuesday Lampard’s in-game tactical switch-ups were what won him the match essentially.

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