Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has praised his players for the character shown during their Champions League clash with Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam.
Last season’s semifinalists Ajax Amsterdam were beaten 1-0 at home by Chelsea in the Group H match-up.
After the game, Frank Lampard spoke to reporters about the impressive victory.
According to him, the Ajax performance and result is the template ahead of future games.
Frank Lampard said that his players showed that they can beat the best teams.
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Second-half substitute Michy Batshuayi scored the only goal of the game with five minutes left on the clock after combining well with fellow substitute Christian Pulisic.
The result took Chelsea to the top of Group H at the expense of their opponents Ajax Amsterdam.
Both teams have six points each ahead of Valencia and Lille who are in third and fourth position with four points and one point respectively.
In the other game in Group H, hosts Lille came from a goal down to rescue their first point of the campaign via a 1-1 draw with Spanish La Liga giants Valencia.
Denis Cheryshev gave the visitors the lead in the first half before Jonathan Ikone earned a share of the spoils for his French Ligue 1 club.