Frank Lampard sends message to Liverpool FC stars after Man City win

Frank Lampard has his say on Liverpool FC's impressive 3-0 win over Manchester City in the Champions League

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Frank Lampard
Chelsea FC legend Frank Lampard Photo: BT Sport

Frank Lampard lavished praise on Liverpool FC’s players after their impressive 3-0 victory over Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final clash on Wednesday night.

The Reds were in brilliant attacking form against Pep Guardiola’s men at Anfield as they raced into a 3-0 lead inside 31 minutes.

Liverpool FC took the lead when Mohamed Salah fired home from close range in the 12 minute at Anfield.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain then made it 2-0 to the home side with a superb long-range strike in the 20th minute on Merseyside.

And Sadio Mane made it 3-0 to the hosts when he headed home Salah’s cross in the 31st minute to put Jurgen Klopp’s men firmly in control of the Champions League tie.

The win leaves Liverpool FC in control of the quarter-final tie ahead of the return leg at The Etihad on Tuesday night next week.

And former Chelsea FC midfielder Lampard was clearly impressed by what he saw from the Reds at Anfield on Wednesday night.

Speaking to BT Sport after the game, Lampard said: “Credit to Liverpool, they had heroes all over the pitch and it made it very difficult for them.

“It wasn’t the City that we’ve been used to seeing this season. They couldn’t match Liverpool for their hard work.”

Liverpool FC will now switch their attentions back towards Premier League affairs and their trip to Everton in the top flight on Saturday lunchtime.

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