Chelsea legend Didier Drogba made a dejected declare about his former membership forward of the Blues’ UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg conflict towards Actual Madrid.
The Blues have been removed from their traditional requirements this season. They’re eleventh within the Premier League and are winless of their final three matches throughout competitions heading into their conflict towards Actual Madrid.
Drogba is pissed off to see the dismal run of type. The previous Ivory Coast striker advised Canal+ Sport forward of the second leg at Stamford Bridge:
“I now not recognise my membership.”
Drogba is a bona-fide Chelsea legend, having made 381 appearances for the membership throughout two spells, scoring 164 targets and offering 86 assists.
He scored the final penalty kick at hand the Blues the win within the 2011-12 UEFA Champions League remaining towards Bayern Munich on the Allianz Enviornment. The triumph marked the west London-based membership’s first win within the UEFA Champions League.
Chelsea supervisor Frank Lampard outlined the areas of enchancment for the Actual Madrid showdown
Chelsea misplaced the primary leg towards Actual Madrid on the Santiago Bernabeu by a scoreline of 2-0. Other than the defeat, Ben Chilwell picked up a crimson card and will probably be suspended for the second leg because of this.
Frank Lampard’s staff have an uphill job available heading into their conflict towards Actual Madrid. Chatting with the media forward of the sport, Lampard identified the areas that the staff should enhance upon to get a optimistic outcome within the second leg.
He stated (by way of Chelsea’s official web site):
“We had alternatives to attain final week, however on the identical time there have been loads of issues we may have finished higher in that sport, I felt that in-game, and I really feel it much more having reviewed the sport. There have been issues we needed to do from the outset that we didn’t do effectively sufficient all through the sport.”
“That’s not simply the bodily aspect, it was our use of the ball. We are able to enhance on that and now we have to enhance on that to have an opportunity of turning this tie round. We’ve labored on that and hopefully you see the fruits of that within the sport.”
“I’m clear with the gamers with that. I do know they’ve the capability to offer this a great go, however we should get our sport proper and be higher than we had been final week.”
Chelsea enter the competition on the again of three consecutive defeats throughout competitions. Actual Madrid, in the meantime, received towards Cadiz by a rating of 2-0 of their newest La Liga conflict.