Chelsea’s form throughout the festive period was very poor, rating the team’s performance, one could say they performed on an average. But simply put, Chelsea could not make use of their chances against smaller oppositions.
Chelsea played of six games, five in the Premier League while the recent was a 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest in the English FA Cup.
Chelsea lost to Southampton and AFC Bournemouth at, beating Tottenham and Arsenal away. The blues however conceded late to give a away three points at the American Express Stadium against Brighton & Hove Albion.
In Saturday, the Blues host Burnley, team placed 15th on the Premier League table. Chelsea need better results to stay within the top four position. Fifth placed Manchester United are five points below Chelsea and they host Norwich City at Old Trafford.
A win could reduce it two points if Chelsea fail to get the needed points against the Clarets.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) January 8, 2020
Lampard knows what’s at stake if results go the other way round against Burnley at Stamford.
Chelsea’s first league game of the Year 2020 ended in a draw after Burnley came from behind through Jahanbakhsh to steal a late draw.