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Lampard explains Chelsea's recent poor form

Chelsea are currently struggling to win matches in the Premier League, losing four out of their last five matches, and three of those defe...

Chelsea are currently struggling to win matches in the Premier League, losing four out of their last five matches, and three of those defeats came against teams that set up with a low block like Everton, West Ham and Bournemouth.

Lampard told Sky Sports that he blamed his players for inability to break down those packed defences.
"That's probably where we've had our problems recently, particularly at Stamford Bridge where our home form has not been great, the teams have set up with a low block and how we've tended to be, which is what we regularly play with, is having two wingers and the striker with Tammy (Abraham) there generally.

We've changed a little bit for different games and that generally depends on personnel and that's whether you decide to put Mason (Mount) in the No 10 role and give them a problem behind their midfield or you go either side and you try and get behind them slightly to the side with one pivot behind.

What I don't mind is having this fluidity with how we play. With the midfield players we have, they have the ability to play in different positions. The problem we've had recently, which has been the disappointing thing from my point of view, is that there have been two lines and you have to break the lines.

At times, that means making run after run, making them from behind and it's easy to get into a safe phase of playing in front of that block. I'm not saying we've done that all the time but when we're breaking those lines, you have to be relentless." Lampard said.

Chelsea would be hoping to turn the corner when they face Spurs at Tottenham Hotspur stadium on Sunday.

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