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12 January 2020 04:33

Before yesterday’s match, Frank Lampard wondered if his players could show a bit more imagination.

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Before yesterday's match, Frank Lampard wondered if his players could show a bit more imagination. It was almost a plea, a desperate hope that his squad could shake off the poor home form that had plagued Chelsea throughout December and that threatened to bring them three consecutive home defeats for the first time in more than 25 years. In the end, it was the Chelsea head coach who could hardly have imagined the result: a resounding 3-0 win, resplendent with quick-witted shots, sparky play and blossoming confidence. His players had more than just goals; they had vision. Chelsea were soon peppering the visitors' penalty area with crosses and four corners in the first 15 minutes set the tone.

Chelsea starting to feel at home

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