Frank Lampard has admitted it felt good to emerge victorious in opposition to his previous boss Jose Mourinho on Sunday afternoon.
The apprentice defeated his previous grasp as Chelsea ran out 2-Zero winners at Tottenham, thanks to 2 targets from Willian.
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When requested if the victory was made sweeter by his relationship with the opposition boss, Lampard advised reporters: “He mentioned earlier than he desires to beat me, I form of mentioned that the opposite day.
“So I feel when it comes to how a lot I respect him as a supervisor, what he’s carried out, what he did for me and the very sturdy Tottenham aspect that he has, then it feels good.
“However extra importantly it feels good for Chelsea as a result of we’ve had a tricky time and now the gamers have proven what they’ll do once they’re at it, once they combat, once they’re sturdy, once they’re assured and courageous.
“And our followers noticed that, in order that’s why we celebrated fairly sturdy on the finish of the sport. However it doesn’t imply something going forwards, we’ve completed nothing but.”
The sport was marred by an incident by which Chelsea defended Antonio Rudiger was subjected to alleged racist abuse from the group.
Lampard defined within the instant aftermath: “Sadly I haven’t spoken to him [Rudiger] individually.
“I’m conscious he heard some racist chanting, Azpilicueta was round as properly chatting with the authorities, no matter you wish to name it, protocol was used.
“And clearly I’ll assist Toni on that utterly, however I don’t know sufficient information.
“And I might assist anyone on that, whether or not it was our participant, one other participant, at any stadium. That’s how we’re at Chelsea.”