Lampard: Top-Four Race Is Not Over


Frank Lampard has told his Chelsea players they still face a tough fight for a top-four Premier League finish.

The Blues edged out Manchester City 2-1 on Thursday night with Christian Pulisic and Willian finding the net.

The win saw the West London club create a five-point gap on Manchester United in fifth.

Despite the Blues’ cushion to United and fifth-placed Wolves, manager Lampard insisted his side cannot expect to coast to Champions League qualification.

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“It’s a big three points for us but we’re in a battle here,” Lampard said.

“It’s not going to be decided by that game. It’s a nice result that will give us confidence but the consistency that we produce to the end of the season is what will define us this year if we are to get the finish we want to have.

“I’m not getting carried away. We can get…

Source: Complete Sports