The Blues have secured only one of their past five Premier League matches. They suffered three downfalls in that time. That too, after they drew 1-1 with Dean Smith's in-form Aston Villa on Monday night. It is because Anwar El Ghazi nullified Olivier Giroud's header.
This result means if Liverpool squashes Newcastle at St James' Park on Wednesday, then Chelsea could slip nine points behind the league leaders after 16 matches.
Heading into the encounter with Villa, shock reports from Germany were out. It is the same outlet that broke the news of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) bouncing Thomas Tuchel. It suggested if the Villans were to succeed last night, Lampard could be thrown out.
Chelsea's all-time top goalscorer, the club legend, spent almost £250million in the summer transfer window in hope to get them