#LampardOut Trends on Social Media After Chelsea’s 0–1 Defeat to J-League Champions Kawasaki Frontale in Pre-Season Friendly
Ross Barkley (Photo Credits: Getty Images)

Frank Lampard tasted his first defeat as a Chelsea manager following the club’s 0-1 defeat to J-League champions Kawasaki Frontale in a friendly at the Nissan Stadium in Yokohama, Japan on Friday. The former Chelsea legend, who was appointed the Chelsea manager, is already under heavy expectations from the fans. Therefore the loss – even though it came in a friendly – didn’t go down well with the fans, who immediately called for Lampard's removal as manager with #LampardOut trending on social media. Frank Lampard Appointed Chelsea Head Coach: Twitterati Trend #WelcomeHomeFrank As ‘Boy Wonder’ Returns Home. 

Leandro Damiao headed the winner in the 88th minute after Chelsea had failed to break the deadlock despite looking dangerous for most of the game. Ross Barkley and youngster Mason Mount came the closest for scoring for the Premier League side. Frank Lampard Tastes Defeat in First Match as Chelsea Head Coach Following Club’s 0–1 Loss to Kawasaki Frontale in Pre-Season Friendly.

“The quality of our players on the ball was not quite where we want. It's very, very normal in pre-season. We will get there. I got no fears. I was happy with (a) big part of the performance," head coach Lampard was quoted as saying by news agency AFP following the defeat. Check out some tweets:

Kawasaki Frontale Stuns Chelsea

Get Rid of Lampard

Chelsea Lose to Unknown Club

We Want Lampard Out

Not From Chelsea Fans

Just One Defeat


Frank Lampard replaced Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea's head coach earlier this month. The former Chelsea player was appointed the manager following his successful outing with Derby County in the Championship. Chelsea next play Barcelona on July 23, 2019.