Lampard’s first goal tied the game and matched him with Bobby Tambling’s record of 202 goals. Super Frank then did him one better with just two minutes to play, scoring the game-winner and breaking the record at the same time. Here’s what Lampard had to say after the game:
After last night’s dramatic 2-0 win but 4-3 aggregate loss to Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho seemed to concede that La Liga was not his destination next season.
Speculation is rife as to where he’ll be off next, but former club Chelsea appear top of most people’s shortlists. The Blues are aiming to lure him towards Stamford Bridge themselves this summer, offering a whopping $150 million transfer war chest to the Portuguese maestro. For more news on JoMo, Wenger, Benteke and Bale’s future, take a look at today’s Paper Chase.
Time after time, Gareth Bale gets us on our feet with his tendency to score breath-taking goals. But today, Bale took the easy route, scoring on this bizarre block of Wigan keeper Joel Robles’ attempted clearance!
Watch as the ball just ricochets off Bale’s body and into the net, leaving Robles red-faced and ashamed. To make matters worse for Robles, Wigan teammate Emmerson Boyce added an own goal late in the game. The two unlucky goals turned out to be the difference between what would have been a shocking win over Spurs and a 2-2 draw that helps neither team.
Even though it’s just wrapped up their 20th league title Manchester United is looking to tighten its grip on the Premier League. Sir Alex Ferguson looks to make moves for Lewandowski, Falcao and Baines as the club look to spend big in the summer. We’ve got the latest rumor on Edinson Cavani click here.
Barring any surprises, Manchester United and Manchester City have the top two positions in the Barclays Premier League locked up. That leaves the final two Champions League spots up for grabs with three teams in serious contention for them. Here’s an overview of the remaining schedule.
Arsenal - 3rd place, 63 points
4 games remaining: Manchester United (H), QPR (A), Wigan (H), Newcastle (A)
Chelsea - 4th place, 62 points
5 games remaining: Swansea (H), Manchester United (A), Tottenham (H), Aston Villa (A), Everton (H)
Tottenham - 5th place, 61 points
5 games remaining: Wigan (A), Southampton (H), Chelsea (A), Stoke (A), Sunderland (H)
All signs point to the match on Wednesday, May 8th between Chelsea and Tottenham at Stamford Bridge to determine if the Blues or Spurs will reign supreme. Who do you think will get it done?
On the bubble
David Luiz is a central defender, but at times this season he’s also been deployed as a midfielder. As many of you know, Luiz has also been taken free kicks for Chelsea this year, as opposed to, say, Frank Lampard, Oscar, or Eden Hazard. Now we know why.
Luiz hit this absolute rocket from about 30 yards to give Chelsea the lead over Fulham on Wednesday. What a beautifully struck goal by Sideshow Bob!
Definitely a goal of the month!