Five of Lampard’s finest moments in a Three Lions shirt
If as is expected, Frank Lampard wins his 100th England cap against Ukraine, the Chelsea legend will become just the eighth player to reach this epic milestone, so we’ve compiled a little list of some of his best England moments as a little tribute.
The fact that at 35 years old Lampard is still priced at 5/2 to score any time against Ukraine in England’s vital World Cup qualifier, tells us all we need to know about his goal threat.
Lampard scores against France in Euro 2004 group stages
In his first and best international tournament with England to date, Lampard ended up in the UEFA team of the tournament. The midfielder struck twice on the way through the group stages, including a header during England’s opener with France.
England’s number eight equalises against Portugal in Euro 2004 quarters (as shown above)
With England heading out of the tournament against hosts Portugal, Lampard pops up with a late, late equaliser on the swivel to take the game to penalties.
Frank scores the winner against Poland in World Cup 2006 qualification
Heading into the final 10 minutes against the Poles it was looking like England would finish the group second. However, cometh the man, and on 80 minutes he notches to send the Three Lions to Germany as group winners.
The Chelsea man scores the ‘goal that never was’ against Germany at World Cup 2010
This could have been his most famous goal to date, but somehow the Uruguayan officials failed to see Lampard’s rasping drive bounce over the line which, would have levelled the game at 2-2 before half-time.
Lamps scores an 87th-minute penalty against Ukraine in World Cup 2014 qualification
After bagging himself a brace in England’s opening rout of Moldova, Lampard stays ice cool to equalise from the spot late in their next game at Wembley, a goal which could prove to be huge when Group H is concluded.
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