Published: Fri, September 20, 2019
Sport | By Ruben Hill

Valencia midfielder Parejo says: 'The club comes before everyone else'

Valencia midfielder Parejo says: 'The club comes before everyone else'

"Otherwise, its Jorginho. But all players, sometimes you feel confident to take them on but we can all miss one".

"We had a great game at the weekend against Wolves and we tried to build on that, and for the majority of the game we played quite well so that is why it's so hard to accept that we lost. It means the next two games against Lille and Ajax are more important, particularly being back to back away from home", said the former England midfielder.

Chelsea did create openings, but Valencia were untroubled by the majority of their 22 shots and the hosts were generally reliant on moments of individual skill from Willian.

According to Lampard, Barkley was indeed the designated penalty taker and his assistance was within protocol.

The same hashtag was also used several times in the last five years, including early 2017, in the aftermath of Cesare Prandelli's resignation, with Valencia sitting just outside the relegation zone on goal difference then.

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Though, there was some late salvation for Frank Lampard's Chelsea. "I have belief in the players and believe we have talent that can blossom in the Champions League". "When Ross comes on he becomes the penalty taker". "If there had been another penalty in the game, I would have been confident to take it".

Speaking after the 1-0 loss against the La Liga side, Lampard said: "He has got an ankle injury which we don't know how bad it is". The Englishman shrugged off talk from Jorginho, Tammy Abraham - another capable penalty taker despite the Super Cup miss - and Willian, who looked nearly reluctant to leave the area. "On a sheet in the changing room, it says I'm on penalties when I'm on the pitch, otherwise it's Jorginho".

Chelsea are also sweating on Mount's fitness after the midfielder went off in the 16th minute following a challenge from Francis Coquelin.

As a result, Chelsea ended the night in defeat, and Barkley may have some apologising to do to his team-mates. "I wanted to take it but he (Barkley) was confident to take it. It worked and we had a lot of chances to score, but we got there in the end".

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