Lampard calls on Chelsea fans to get behind Benitez

Frank Lampard has urged Chelsea fans to respect manager Rafa Benitez.

Frank Lampard has urged Chelsea fans to respect manager Rafa Benitez.

While Lampard was cheered by Blues fans in victory over Monterrey, there was no escape from the jeers and abuse for former Liverpool boss Benitez, despite him being so far from home.

"We know the atmosphere is different, maybe that doesn't help us quite so much," Lampard said.

"Chelsea is the fans. You have to respect how they feel, you have to respect Robbie, and at the same time respect that Rafa is going to try to do the best job he can at Chelsea."

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