Carabao Cup: Lampard reveals why Werner did not take penalty kick as Chelsea crash out

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has revealed that Timo Werner suffered cramp and was unable to take a penalty of their penalty shootout defeat in opposition to Tottenham.

Werner scored his first purpose for the Blues within the first half, as they took a 1-Zero lead.

Nevertheless, Erik Lamela equalized late within the recreation, to take the sport to a shootout.

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Werner had been anticipated to take a spot-kick, however the German striker was affected by cramp within the last minutes.

Lampard requested Werner if he needed to take a penalty, however he declined, fearing he may worsen his ache.

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“We spoke to the gamers. You’re employed on penalties and try to have a plan nevertheless it’s very tough to know.

“Timo had some cramp on the finish and Timo would have in all probability taken one so we needed to modify round that,” Lampard informed Sky Sports activities.

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