Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard has refused to blame midfielder, N'Golo Kante after the France international slipped during his side's Premier League 2-2 draw with Arsenal on Tuesday night.

Lampard believes Kante's slip was not the error that resulted in the equaliser but defender, Emerson Palmieri, who lost Gabriel Martinelli in Arsenal's box and never recovered.

Gabriel Martinelli took advantage of Kante's slip to race through on goal and equalise for Mikel Arteta's men after Jorginho had scored from the penalty spot.

Cesar Azpilicueta and Hector Bellerin also scored in the second half to ensure both teams got a point each at Stamford Bridge.

"It was on the edge of the box that was the problem," Lampard said as quoted by Metro UK after the match.

"People have got to do their jobs. We have people on the edge of the box that ran forward when they should have run backwards.

"It left N'Golo, it went to N'Golo and he slips. That wasn't the error. That's something that can happen.

"The edge of the box was the error, as I say, a job that should have been done but not done," he said.

He added: "Frustrated because you want to win. We got a goal, they went down to 10 men and we have to do better to score another goal.

"Then we didn't defend and gifted them two goals. That's people not doing their jobs which they should know. Moments like that lose you points at this level."

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