Frank Lampard conceded Chelsea have been ‘crushed by the higher workforce’ after Leicester outplayed his facet in a 2-Zero victory on the King Energy stadium.
The Blues boss is now below critical stress at Stamford Bridge after his facet succumbed to a fifth defeat of their final eight Premier League outings.
Wilfred Ndidi and James Maddison struck within the first half to carry the Foxes above Manchester United on the summit by some extent, whereas Chelsea slipped to eighth within the Premier League after West Ham defeated West Brom earlier on Tuesday.
talkSPORT was instructed there was a great likelihood Lampard might be dismissed if he didn’t win on the King Energy, and he admitted his facet are desperately wanting confidence following the match.
Requested to sum up his facet’s show, Lampard instructed talkSPORT: “We have been crushed by the higher workforce. It wasn’t adequate from us.
“Particular person battles we misplaced and gamers are brief on confidence and type.
“Leicester seem like a workforce in type and we glance out of shape. That’s been the case over the previous couple of weeks and the outcomes have stated so.”
Chelsea have been simply two factors off the highest of the Premier League six weeks in the past and Lampard believes his facet’s latest hunch has stemmed from complacency.
Requested to clarify the barren run of type, Lampard added: “It’s whether or not folks received complacent. I do know I didn’t as a result of I understand how a lot of an endurance take a look at the Premier League is.
“I by no means felt we have been in for title problem discuss as a result of I by no means felt the squad was skilled sufficient or within the place to problem.
“Within the few weeks the place we’ve dropped our stage it’s proven.
“Leicester’s a tricky place to return however we’d like our gamers to carry out on the high finish of the pitch. We haven’t contributed sufficient targets in video games like this.
“Once you’re enjoying high groups you want your gamers on the high finish getting your targets.”