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“Not a bad lineup” – Some Chelsea fans react to Mason Mount missing out as Lampard switches systems » Chelsea News

Chelsea have announced their team for the game against Manchester United this evening, and there are some interesting changes.

The formation switches to a 343, allowing Cesar Azpilicueta to return to the team in a back 3. The man who drops out is Mason Mount, known as one of manager Frank Lampard’s favourite players in the squad.

It’s a ruthless move from the manager, who clearly thinks the tactical tweak is worth the loss of a player he considers important. There’s also an element of tiredness, with Mount, Havertz and Timo Werner all looking like they could do with a break.

Fans on social media were unsure about the move, with the Mount-haters happy to see him out of the team, while others were more positive about the formation change at least.

This front three should be a threat. “Not a bad lineup,” as one quite conservative commenter put it.

You can see a collection of their reaction in the Tweets embedded below:

Hahahahaha Lampard scared to play against Mata and Daniel James 😂😂🤣

— CFC (@cfc25_1998) October 24, 2020

Not a bad line-up to be honest.

3-4-3 formation with Zouma, Silva & Azpilicueta at the back.

Mason Mount has been DROPPED.#CFC

— BlueTweetsFC™ (@BlueTweetsFC) October 24, 2020

3-4-3 for Chelsea 🤔

— Alex Goldberg (@AlexGoldberg_) October 24, 2020

Lamp’s does his 3 at the back curve ball, I like it. Still lets us attack with 5, but gives us a more stable base for counters and naturally gives us more room to counter too #CFC #MUNCHE https://t.co/tbfUx38jz4

— Travis Tyler (@Travtical) October 24, 2020

https://twitter.com/FutbolCheIsea/status/1320025938629959680

Boring and predictable

— gunnerthru (@fartooeasy) October 24, 2020

Change in formation back 3

— Mr.C (@BMutala) October 24, 2020

Good cover at the back. We’ll be alright!

— #TimoOnTheDrogs (@Lwandile_MJIKY) October 24, 2020

I like it. Definitely makes sense.

— SilentButDeadly (@SilentB86409328) October 24, 2020

Tinkerman v2

— One of Us…

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