ROY KEANE slammed Chelsea’s efficiency as ‘surprising’ after Manchester Metropolis put them to the sword.
Pep Guardiola’s side taught Frank Lampard a lesson as they bagged three first-half goals via Phil Foden, Ilkay Gundogan and Kevin De Bruyne.
Chelsea gamers got the runaround by Man MetropolisCredit score: Andy Hooper-The Each day Mail
Callum Hudson-Odoi grabbed a late comfort however the hosts seemed miles off the tempo all through and Metropolis might have scored extra if they’d taken their possibilities.
The defeat leaves Chelsea in eighth, three factors off fourth with the strain mounting on boss Lampard.
And Manchester United legend Keane was essential of their efficiency, notably in assault.
Analysing their first half displaying, he stated on Sky Sports activities: “The attacking gamers want to indicate up.
“We spoke earlier than the sport, we stated they’ve a number of high quality, however to me they don’t appear to be they’re as much as it. What do Chelsea want?
“They’ve been surprising, notably the attacking gamers.
“They’ve not confirmed up in any respect. I’m taking a look at a number of the skilled lads… the largest criticism I can say to Chelsea right this moment is to me they don’t appear to be they’re up for it.
Roy Keane was removed from impressed with Chelsea’s efficiencyCredit score: Getty – Contributor
Timo Werner is on a stretch of 12 video games with no purposeCredit score: Andy Hooper-The Each day Mail
“They’re not placing any tackles in, they’re not displaying any aggression. You want that, notably in opposition to a great workforce like Metropolis.”
Lampard could have critical issues over the type of Timo Werner.
A £47.5million summer season signing from RB Leipzig, the German worldwide is on a stretch of 12 video games in all competitions with no purpose.
After the competition Lampard admitted their first half efficiency value them the sport.
He stated: “Errors, particular person errors, not getting shut sufficient.
“They punished us. If you wish to attain the highest stage which Metropolis have been for a number of years now you must settle for the pressures.
“The second half we competed however at 3-0 the sport was just about achieved.
“I’m not attempting to speak up the final 20 minutes of the sport as a result of at 3-0 the vitals of the sport have modified however I used to be nonetheless in search of a response.
“I’m not placing ourselves down. I’m the person to have the truth test and there will likely be work and at instances ache.
“At this time was painful within the first half in soccer phrases as a result of their stage of play present the place we have to aspire to. Within the second half I noticed a response however the work must be achieved.”
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