Frank Lampard hints at change in penalty taker after another Jorginho miss

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If you take enough penalties then you are bound to miss one eventually, but it can become a habit after a while so it does make sense to rotate the taker every now and then.

That’s not necessarily true if you have a truly top class penalty taker in the squad, but it looks like Jorginho might need to pass the responsibility on after tonight.

He doesn’t help himself either by doing the hop and a jump before taking the kick, and it’s reasonable to suggest that his accuracy will be reduced as a result.

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Chelsea’s game tonight showed the exact opposite ways to take a kick – Jorginho tried to mess about with the run up and it backfired, while Timo Werner simply ran up and thumped it into the corner.

Lampard was obviously asked about this after the game, and it won’t be a surprise if Werner takes the next one:

It’s a situation where a manager will always back their player if the had no intention of changing it, so everything points to Jorginho being relived of his penalty taking duties.

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