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What Frank Lampard has done in training to address Chelsea's slump in form ahead of Spurs clash

Chelsea's form heading into Sunday afternoon's London derby away at Tottenham Hotspur doesn't make great reading for Frank Lampard and supporters.
Following the Novembe
r international break, results in the Premier League have taken a downturn for the Blues.
They were beaten by Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium and followed that up with surprise 1-0 home losses at the hands of West Ham United as well as Bournemouth.
In addition, there was a 3-1 loss away at Everton - just days after they had sacked Marco Silva as head coach - which means it's just one win in five league games for Lampard's side over the past month.
That's allowed Spurs to close the gap in the race for a Champions League place and Jose Mourinho's side will spend Christmas in the top four should they inflict another defeat on the Blues.
As expected, Lampard will be keen to address his side's recent slump in form and he's revealed what he's done in training this week to turn things around.
"We've worked on the training ground more than spoken too much," Lampard said in his pre-match press conference.
"It's been a busy week, commitments through the week, but we've focused on training and will have meetings before the game."

Having gone out of the Carabao Cup at the hands of Manchester United in round four, it means the Blues will have had a full week to prepare for the Spurs game.
This is something rather strange this season as the west London outfit have been getting used to playing pretty much every three days given their participation in the Champions League.
And Lampard feels his side could reap the benefits of having a free week just to train.
"It feels valuable for that. There was much needed rest at the beginning of the week," he added. "The last performance at home, where we didn’t show the edge we had in terms of chance creation, it was important to have a bit of a rest.
"We've had the chance to be more physical, more active in the back end of the week.
"We'll see if that helps."
Source: football.london

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