HAKIM ZIYECH was accused of being ‘not bothered’ about tracking back during Chelsea's hammering against Manchester City.
The Moroccan playmaker was brought back into the squad for the first time since he picked up an injury against Leeds at the start of December.
But it was a night to forget for Ziyech & Co as Frank Lampard's Blues were thumped 3-1.
They were down by three goals after only 34 minutes in what proved to be a catastrophic half for Chelsea.
Kevin de Bruyne made it 3-0 after Ziyech's free-kick resulted Raheem Sterling breaking free and setting up his team-mate.
Former Liverpool midfielder turned Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness picked out Ziyech for not racing back and helping defend the counter attack.
Souness said: "Lampard will be frustrated with some of the players he's brought in.
"No one really passed the test. This is why he's spending money, for the players to be a difference in the big games.
"It's hard to make judgement about players coming to our football.
"Thierry Henry didn't have a great first year in England but look what happened to him.
"But Ziyech was guilty of for the third goal because it was 'I'm not bothered'. He didn't do the basics. What does that say about him?
"That's happened in training. In proper teams, that never happens. In teams that win big trophies, other players get after him.
"Even in training, they'd be told you don't do that."
Chelsea's fourth defeat in six games mounts huge pressure on Lampard, who is now fighting to save his job.
The club legend will be given a break from their woeful league form as they face Morecambe in the FA Cup next.
But six days later they travel to London rivals Fulham in a must-win game against the relegation strugglers.
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