EPL: Manuel Pellegrini Blasts 'Small' Chelsea F.C., Hails Frank Lampard

Manchester City F.C. manager Manuel Pellegrini accused Jose Mourinho's Chelsea F.C. of playing with a defensive mindset in their 1-1 draw at the Etihad.

updated: September 22, 2014 12:46 IST
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Manchester City celebrate after scoring a late equaliser against Chelsea.


Manchester: Manuel Pellegrini blasted Chelsea as a "small" team and predicted more to come from Frank Lampard who scored against his former club in a tense 1-1 Premier League draw.

Lampard, 36, has joined City on loan from MLS side New York City until the new year after ending his 13-year stay at Chelsea in pre-season.

The midfielder, who called time on his England career last month, was a substitute at half-time as he made his debut in the 2-2 draw at Arsenal last week.

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