- Frank Lampard has said he is unfazed by that possibility of losing out of next season's Champions League
- Chelsea's 3-0 defeat to Sheffield United means they are in danger of dropping to fifth on the standings
- The Blues will take on already-relegated Norwich on Tuesday, July 14, for a chance to strengthen their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League
Frank Lampard has insisted he is not concerned much about Chelsea's top-four chances despite his side's 3-0 defeat to Sheffield United on Saturday, July 11.
A brace by David McGoldrick and Oli McBurnie's goal was all the Blades needed to sink Chelsea at Bramall Lane.
The result dealt the Blues a massive blow to their top-four hopes and are in danger of dropping to fifth should Man United and Leicester win their fixtures.
However, Lampard has insisted he is unfazed by that prospect but admitted his wards must turn up in the remaining matches.
"I’m not concerned so much about top four today. All I do is sit and watch all the games because of course I want to get there but today I’m concerned about how we performed," Metro UK quoted the Chelsea boss saying.
"I learned a lot about that. I’m not thinking we might be fifth, third or fourth or whatever – we’ll see by the time those teams play. We cannot approach Norwich or Manchester United, Liverpool or Wolves in the same vein that we did today," he added.
The English tactician further hit out at his players for their dismal performance, observing Sheffield were better than his side in every aspect.
"They were better than us. Better than us physically, better than us in the mind, better than us with the ball so you lose the game," he said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Tammy Abraham was targetted by so-called Chelsea fans on social media after their painful defeat to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.
A number of fans went on Twitter to racially abuse the England international using all sort of illustrations.
Some branded the 22-year-old Apebraham but Twitter were quick to put down horrible abuses rained on the striker as many of the accounts were deleted.
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