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Lampard thinks of dropping Chelsea stars after Arsenal defeat

Frank Lampard has taken steps to drop his Chelsea stars after their thrashing to Arsenal, demanding "they came up short on the rudiments of football". Chelsea botched the opportunity to climb to third in the Premier League subsequent to being beaten 3-1 by Arsenal in their London derby conflict on Saturday. 

The Gunners came into the conflict as dark horses following a seven-coordinate winless run yet overwhelmed the Blues with an all-activity first-half execution. 

An Alexandre Lacazette punishment and a shocking Granit Xhaka free-kick put the hosts 2-0 up before the stretch, and Chelsea's night deteriorated in the beginning phases of the subsequent period. 

Bukayo Saka circled the ball into the net for Arsenal's third in the 56th moment in the wake of floating into the case unchallenged, a lot to the consternation of Lampard on the guests' seat. 

The Blues scored a late comfort objective through Tammy Abraham and Jorginho had a punishment saved in stoppage time, yet they tumbled to a merited misfortune which leaves them following Premier League pioneers Liverpool by six having played a game more. 

Lampard has conceded his players neglected to arrive at the base required standard requested at Chelsea during the experience at Emirates Stadium, with the exertion of his beginning XI raised doubt about. 

Inquired as to why his group didn't perform to their best against the Gunners, the 42-year-old lead trainer told talkSPORT: "I can't answer that since certain things you can consider regarding strategies, planning, and every one of these things yet as far as exertion it's something that simply must be a given in football. The players missed the point. 

"I can't shield the main half since they came up short on the rudiments of football. 

"The message was obvious to the players. It was to be an extreme game against a group that is battling, a group of value, a group that would give everything for a London derby. The players need to assume liability for that first half." 

Proceeded whether revolution will be vital in front of Chelsea's gathering with Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on Monday, Lampard stated: "A few spots, it unquestionably does. We'll require some newness, a few people who have the right to play to show they can play on the greatest, on the breaking point on the grounds that the Premier League requests it. 

"You can make games simple for yourself on the off chance that you need to begin well and we've had a few games like that this season. Today we made it extreme for ourselves to return."

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