The Blues on Wednesday night secured a slim win over the host team at Johan Cruijff Arena as Batshuayi came off the bench to secure Lampard’s biggest win of his spell in charge of Chelsea, inflicting a first defeat on Ajax since May.
While speaking shortly after the game, the 41-year-old noted that he’s happy to come off with a victory knowing fully well that Ajax is a strong side. He added that he was so proud of his team’s performance, from defense to midfield and attack.
While speaking about the impact of his super substitutes, Lampard said that Pulisic’s performance was outstanding coming off bench to bring in so much energy and Batshuayi is always waiting for his moments and fully deserve it.
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The Europa League champions are curently top of the Group H table with 6 points, closely followed by Ajax with the same point and will be facing Burnley next.