Chelsea boss Frank Lampard hints at penalty taker change after Krasnodar win

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has hinted that there could be changes to his penalty takers after Wednesday's antics.

The Blues managed a thumping 4-0 win over Krasnodar in the Champions League in Russia.

But it could have been a more emphatic scoreline had Jorginho scored his penalty.

Timo Werner won the spot-kick after being fouled in the box while the Italy international's usual hop-skip method bamboozled the goalkeeper.

However, the ex-Napoli star's effort hit the post before being cleared – but it was not the last penalty Chelsea would get that evening.

With Jorginho already subbed off, it was up to Werner to step up to the spot.

His method was distinctly different – hammering it down the middle and giving the keeper no chance, making the score 2-0.

Jorginho's missed effort is the second this campaign, having also spurned his chance against Liverpool earlier this season.

Werner was RB Leipzig's penalty taker where he took 13, missing three – Jorginho has taken 12 for Chelsea and missed two.

However, Lampard has hinted that there could be changes after admitting talks will be held.

“Jorginho has had an incredibly successful rate of scoring penalties in his career, particularly at Chelsea,” said Lampard.

“My feeling is when you take as many penalties as he does, there can be periods when you miss one, and sometimes there can be periods where you miss one or two. I 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, and Timo Werner, I know he’s very capable to take penalties as we saw.

“We have other players that can as well, so I’ll talk with the players afterwards to see how we move forward.

"But we have good penalty takers at the club.”

Chelsea's win over Krasnodar puts them joint-top of their Champions League after Sevilla managed a victory over Rennes.

The Blues could only muster a 0-0 draw with the Europa League champions on matchday one.

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