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Chelsea Manager Proud Of His Team Despite Super Cup Loss

Austin Papi

Chelsea’s new manager, Frank Lampard, has called himself a "terrible loser" after watching Chelsea lose to Liverpool on penalties in the UEFA Super Cup.

This loss is coming after a 4-0 loss to Manchester United in their first Premier League match.

On Wednesday evening, Chelsea and Liverpool played out 2-2 after extra time in the first all-English encounter that saw the game go to a shoot-out, with Liverpool coming out 5-4 winners on penalties.

The Reds converted all five of their spot-kicks but Chelsea's Tammy Abraham fumbled his effort. Adrian, Liverpool's goalkeeper, standing in for the injured Alisson, made a comfortable save to hand Jurgen Klopp's side the UEFA Super Cup.

During a post-match conference, Lampard admitted that he was not someone to take defeats lightly but he was satisfied with the overall performance of the team.

"My overall feeling is one of pride. I'm a terrible loser, one of the worst in the world, but I'm happy with the team’s performance because we were very unfortunate," Lampard told ‘BT Sport’.

"After Sunday, tonight was another level, and we were unlucky not to win. We've got three games now till the international break and we'll try to win them all.

"Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham added an extra dimension when they came on and were unlucky not to score.”

Prior to the commencement of the 2019/2020 football season, Chelsea football club replaced their Italian Manager, Maurizio Sarri, with club legend and former Derby Count coach, Frank Lampard, but the pendulum isn't swinging in his favour, as the former England international has now lost two back to back games with the blues.