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Frank Lampard was thumped at Old Trafford in his first game as a Premier League boss after having his hands tied in the transfer market... now, after splashing £253m to make Chelsea's squad his own, he can't afford another slip against his frugal rivals

Frank Lampard returns to the venue of his first match as Chelsea manager on Saturday hoping for a very different result to the 4-0 defeat he suffered against Manchester United at Old Trafford on August 11, 2019.

An awful lot has changed in the 14 months since then, with the coronavirus pandemic meaning there will be 73,620 fewer fans in the ground, but the problems facing Lampard at full-time remain largely the same.

Despite what the scoreline suggests, Chelsea controlled the game, particularly in the first half. They had 54 per cent possession, 18 shots to United's 11 and seven on target to their five.