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Chelsea boss Lampard demands better from Hudson-Odoi after Cup comeback

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is demanding better from Callum Hudson-Odoi after his comeback last night.

Lampard has revealed he delivered a strong message to Hudson-Odoi during the Carabao Cup win against Grimsby.

The Blues hammered Grimsby in the Carabao Cup third round, winning 7-1 at Stamford Bridge.

Hudson-Odoi netted the final goal of the game as Chelsea set up a meeting with Manchester United.

Lampard said: “In the first half. With Callum and Christian Pulisic as wingers, the message was to hurt the Grimsby line and run in behind and end up in areas inside the box where you are taking people on.

“It wasn't happening and at half-time the message had to be reinforced pretty strongly.

“In the second half we managed to get in better positions.

“Callum's talent means he has to work hard to run behind people, to get at people and be inside and outside and work off the ball.

“That is where he needs to learn, because if he wants to be in the team week in week out that is what he will have to do."

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