Chelsea press conference live: Frank Lampard on Liverpool, Gilmour, Kepa, Kovacic and Willian

Hello, and welcome to’s live coverage of Frank Lampard’s press conference following the FA Cup clash between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.

Lampard sprang a couple of surprises with his team selection, as Kepa Arrizabalaga was recalled to the team, while there was a start for Billy Gilmour, and youngster Timo Anjorin featured on the bench.

Chelsea took the lead in the first half as Willian’s effort from the edge of the box was spilled into the net by Adrian.

Kepa then made some stunning saves to deny Liverpool in a matter of seconds, before Mateo Kovacic was withdrawn before half-time due to injury.

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And five minutes after half-time, goalscorer Willian was forced off with an injury of his own.

But with 25 minutes remaining, Ross Barkley surged up field before firing a rocket past Adrian to seal the Blues’ progression to the quarter-finals.

Follow everything Lampard has to say below with Chelsea correspondent Oliver Harbord there to hear from the Blues boss.


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