Frank Lampard explains why he made five changes to the team against Bournemouth

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Frank Lampard made five changes to the starting XI for the 3-1 victory over Bournemouth with Benoit Badiashile, Mykhailo Mudryk, Conor Gallagher, Trevoh Chalobah and Kai Havertz all returning to the starting XI.

On changes to the team against Bournemouth, Lampard told BBC: “In the modern game, those changes are huge. It’s important with the squad that we have that people feel like they can come in and affect the game. We’ve worked towards that and I think every one of them did.

“Joao Felix gets his goal. All involved in the goals and active in the game. That’s the competition you need if you want to compete at the level we want to get to.”