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'It was not his fault': Chelsea boss Frank Lampard defends stand-in Willy Caballero over error in Leicester's second goal after £71m Kepa Arrizabalaga was dropped

By Riath Al-Samarrai for MailOnline

Published: 17:45 GMT, 1 February 2020 | Updated: 18:47 GMT, 1 February 2020

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Frank Lampard insisted Willy Caballero was not to blame for Leicester's second goal in the 2-2 draw after the Chelsea manager picked his stand-in keeper over £71million No 1 Kepa Arrizabalaga.

Caballero was given the nod for a rare league fixture after a string of Arrizabalaga errors but drew the spotlight at 1-1 when he chased a cross and was out of position as Ben Chilwell finished for 2-1.

Lampard backed his keeper over the situation and chose to blame his backline for failing to close down Chilwell.

Frank Lampard defended goalkeeper Willy Caballero over his error in Leicester's second goal

Frank Lampard defended goalkeeper Willy Caballero over his error in Leicester's second

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