Brentford manager Thomas Frank expressed his surprise at the respect shown by Chelsea boss Frank Lampard in their recent game. Brentford emerged victorious with a 2-0 win, marking Chelsea’s fifth consecutive loss in all competitions since Lampard’s appointment as the Blues boss.
The game saw Lampard select a team without a natural striker, with Aubameyang on the bench and Sterling playing as a lone centre-forward. In response to Lampard’s team selection, Frank expressed his pleasure at the respect shown but noted his surprise at Lampard’s decision. Despite Chelsea’s poor form, Frank acknowledged their talented players and the challenge posed by their presence on the pitch.
The Brentford manager also highlighted his team’s confidence in their ability to win, despite the opposition’s reputation and the line-up. With a string of good performances in recent games, Frank was pleased with the outcome of the match and the team’s control of the game.