Frank Lampard headed home his 200th career goal for Chelsea and his 5th against former club West Ham in Chelsea’s comfortable 2-0 victory. He is only second to Bobby Tambling who scored 202 goals in his CFC career. This article takes an in-depth look at his 200 goals (so far).
Frank Lampard has scored in 6 different competitions. He has scored 138 (69%) of his Chelsea goals in the Premier League and 24 (12%) in European competition. It is no secret that Frank is a fantastic penalty taker and that has contributed to his goal tally. However, below is a breakdown of how his goals were scored.
The majority of Lampard’s goals have come from open play. As previously mentioned, Frank has an impressive spot kick reputation and has scored 47 penalties for the Blues. He has also netted 9 times from direct freekicks.
Super Frank is predominantly right footed which is reflected in how most of his goals were scored. His most recent goal (vs West Ham) was his 15th from his head. But who did the England midfielder like to score against most?
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Frank Lampard has scored against 52 different teams during his Chelsea career. His two favourite teams are Aston Villa and Bolton as he has scored 12 goals against each of them. He has also netted 5 times against his former employees, West Ham.
He has managed to score 5 hattricks for Chelsea; Aston Villa (4 goals), Derby (4), Bolton (3), Leicester (3) and Macclesfield Town (3).
Lampard has played with so many players during his time at CFC. Below is a list of the people who have provided the assists for his goals.
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Didier Drogba claimed an assist for Frank on 26 occasions, which is double any other player. The next most influential players are Salomon Kalou (13), Joe Cole (11) and Michael Ballack (10). There was even an assist for Gianfranco Zola in a 5-1 win over Bolton in 2001.