Frank Lampard: Chelsea unlucky to visit Newcastle for Alan Shearer's first game

02 April 2009 06:03
Lampard and Chelsea captain John Terry are well aware of the mood on Tyneside and were as surprised as anyone by the dramatic events of the past four days. [LNB]"We're a bit unfortunate," said the Chelsea midfielder. "We played Manchester City in their first game after they'd signed Robinho and there was a party atmosphere and now we go to Newcastle with Shearer's return. [LNB] Related ArticlesLove for Newcastle convinced ShearerChelsea join the Twitter revolutionPremier League team newsChelsea target YoungMourinho wants to win La LigaChelsea and United wont play new hands"It will generate a huge atmosphere and we need to use that to our advantage. There will be pressure on them. They will be fighting to stay up."[LNB]Terry thinks the first 15 minutes could be crucial in dictating the atmosphere for a match that will have implications at both ends of the Premier League table. [LNB]"We need to make sure we go there, keep things tight in the first 10, 15 minutes and not let the fans be [Newcastle's] extra man," he said. [LNB]"With Alan Shearer there, he is going to be pushing them to kick on but we are still fighting for the title so it will be a good clash. [LNB]"They are going to be full of beans and ready to go." [LNB] 

Source: Telegraph