Tammy Abraham scored his eighth goal of the season against Lille (Picture: Getty)

Tammy Abraham scored his eighth goal of the season against Lille (Picture: Getty)

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante was full of praise for team-mate Tammy Abraham after the Blues’ 2-1 win against Lille on Wednesday.

Frank Lampard earned his first win in the Champions League after Willian hit a late winner in France.

Abraham put Chelsea ahead in the first half but Victor Osimhen equalised just nine minutes later to ensure the two sides were level at the break.

Abraham’s goal was his eighth goal of the season and his first in the Champions League for the club.

And Kante says the 22-year-old is doing ‘great things’ now that he has a regular chance to impress for the club.


Willian scored a late winner in France (Picture: Getty)

Willian scored a late winner in France (Picture: Getty)

‘We were expecting a complicated match,’ admitted Kante.

‘Frankly, Lille had a good game, they often put us in trouble, we wanted to win, we managed to win.

‘We’re going to be satisfied with this victory Tammy Abraham is a player who has been in Chelsea for a long time, he’s doing great things and scores a lot of goals, he scores tonight and it’s nice to have him’.

Ajax’s 3-0 win in Valencia means the Dutch giants are top of the group on six points while Chelsea are now level with the Spaniards.

Lampard’s side host Ajax in matchday three before travelling to Amsterdam on matchday four.

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