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LISTEN: How Lampard, Azpilicueta inspired Chelsea to victory over Man City

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta was key to rallying teammates for victory over Manchester City.

Chelsea were under the cosh after half-time and Kevin De Bruyne's free-kick equaliser had made City the favourites to go on and win at Stamford Bridge.

But manager Frank Lampard - in conjunction with Azpilicueta - took full advantage of the mid-half drinks break to urge one final effort from his team.

In a video clip from BT Sport, who turned their pitchside microphones up fully in the absence of crowd noise, Lampard can be seen striding purposefully from the dug-out.

As his players take on some much-needed liquid on a stiflingly hot night in London, Lampard tries to restore confidence with a quick pep talk.

He says: "Come on lads, come on. Same story, same story, get confident in ourselves."

Azpilicueta then intervenes, telling his team-mates: "If we have to play long, we play long. Then we go second balls. We get confidence from there."

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