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Chelsea boss Lampard ponders penalty change after Jorginho failure

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard admits he may seek to change penalty takers after Timo Werner's success last night.

Jorginho has missed two of his last four spot-kicks after hitting the post with the game goalless during Wednesday night's 4-0 win in Krasnodar.

The Italian had been substituted by the time Chelsea were awarded a second penalty and Werner dispatched with a thumping effort on 76 minutes.

Lampard insists he has no issue with Jorginho's hop-skip technique, but he could not confirm if the midfielder will continue on penalty duty.

"Jorginho has had an incredibly successful run of scoring penalties in his career, especially at Chelsea," said the Blues boss.

"If you take that many penalties, as he does, there can be periods when you miss one or two, I've experienced that as a player. I've got no problem at all with his style of taking them because of the success he's had.

"But I know Timo Werner is very capable of taking penalties, as we saw. We have other players that can too. So I will talk to the players to see how we move forward, but we have very good penalty takers at the club."

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