Chelsea Coach Frank Lampard has criticised his players for their performance in the 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League Last 16 match, MySportDab reports.
MySportDab understands Lampard is very concerned about how quickly his team can bounce back after being thrashed by Bayern Munich at Stamford Bridge.
The Blues now have a difficult task in hand after a humiliating 3-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge, with Lampard unimpressed with the his young team.
Serge Gnabry scored a quick brace shortly after half-time and Robert Lewandowski also scored to put the German club out of reach.
Now, Lampard has called on his team to make smarter decisions during games, and hopes his players are will improve against upcoming opponents.
Speaking after the final whistle, Lampard said: “The performance was very poor and sometimes you have to be honest.
“They outclassed us and it’s quite sad. The quality of team they have is why they challenge in the Bundesliga and Europe every year.
“I’m disappointed we failed to do more against them. We have to take work towards getting back to the levels we want to be at before the return leg.
“If you look at the choice of passes, our decisions surely have to improve.
“We will continue to play with pride but I’m more concerned about the bigger picture. How quickly can we recover before the Premier League and how quickly can we get to that level?”
However, defender Marcos Alonso will be unavailable for the second leg of the tie after receiving a Red card for swinging an arm at Lewandowski.
Chelsea play next against Bournemouth at the weekend and then Liverpool in the FA Cup fifth round on Tuesday.