‘They are producing big moments’: Joe Cole hails substitutes Michy Batshuayi and Christian Pulisic for match-winning contribution and believes win over Ajax is Chelsea’s ‘best performance’ under Frank Lampard
- REPORT: Chelsea strike late as Frank Lampard’s side beat Ajax in Amsterdam
- Joe Cole crowned Wednesday’s win as ‘the best performance’ under Lampard
- Michy Batshuayi and Christian Pulisic have had difficult careers at Chelsea
- But the pair came off the bench to make the telling contribution to win the game
Joe Cole crowned Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Ajax in Amsterdam as the ‘best performance’ of the Frank Lampard era.
Cole, who is a former team-mate of Lampard’s, was impressed with the organisation and appetite of the Blues as the nullified Ajax before striking late to take control of Group H in the Champions League.
‘It was a top class performance and certainly Frank’s best performance since he went over,’ BT Sport pundit Cole said.
‘From being in and around the club it just feels right, Players who may have felt pushed aside or unsure of their future, they are now producing big moments for the club and it is credit to Frank and his staff. It is really looking good at Chelsea.’
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