Frank Lampard has delivered a withering assessment of Chelsea's failings this season, warning they can forget about Champions League football unless they give everything in their remaining games.
The midfielder refused to pull his punches, admitting the Blues let their standards drop after their historic comeback against Napoli. Since that result, they have reached the FA Cup semi-finals but have taken just one point from two Barclays Premier League games to slip five points behind fourth-placed Tottenham, who drew 0-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Lampard told Chelsea TV: "The fixtures and where we are in the table doesn't lie - we're not as good as we used to be. We used to have a fortress here and, for whatever reason, we're just not doing it. It's something we must all put right."
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