Frank Lampard hails 'outstanding' Mason Mount after netting winner against Fulham

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Frank Lampard has lavished praise on Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount after his second-half strike saw the Blues earn victory in the west London derby against Fulham.

The 22-year-old was the standout performer for the visitors at Craven Cottage and got the match-winner in the 78th minute as he found the net from inside the box to see of 10-man Fulham. 

Chelsea had lost four of their last six Premier League matches prior to the win against Fulham, and Mount eased the pressure on the under pressure Lampard.

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And Lampard heaped praise on Mount who came to the rescue as Chelsea sealed back-to-back wins all competitions on Saturday evening. 

"He was the outstanding player,” Lampard said as quoted by the Standard.

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"I thought Mason’s performance all round was fantastic. He’s been very good for us, last year, this year. He’s a big example of when I mention youth, he turned 22 last week. I came to Chelsea at 22 and I wasn’t blowing the world away, I was finding my feet. He’s already got so many games under his bel

"His effort, his attitude and his quality of play today was outstanding."

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