Silva hopes former boss Lampard happy with Chelsea success


FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Champions League Final - Manchester City v Chelsea - Estadio do Dragao, Porto, Portugal - May 29, 2021 Chelsea's Thiago Silva during the warm up before the match Pool via REUTERS/Pierre-Philippe Marcou

(Reuters) - Chelsea defender Thiago Silva said he hoped the club's former manager Frank Lampard would be happy with the team after they beat Manchester City 1-0 in Saturday's all-English Champions League final.

Chelsea began the season well under Lampard as they topped their Champions League group, but the club great was dismissed in January after a poor run of form and replaced by Thomas Tuchel. Transformed under the new manager, the London side went on to win their second Champions League crown.

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