Chelsea’s 7-1 Bayern Munich humiliation was their worst European two-legged result and ensured the Blues conceded the most goals in a campaign.
Trailing 3-0 from the first leg at Stamford Bridge, Frank Lampard’s injury-hit side were thumped 4-1 at the Allianz Arena on Saturday night.
Robert Lewandowski’s double sandwiched finishes from Ivan Perisic and Corentin Tolisso with Tammy Abraham tapping in just before half-time.
Chelsea have never lost by a six-goal margin nor conceded seven in a two-legged European tie before
And to make matters worse for the under-fire defence, that took the tally to 15 goals shipped in a Champions League season – another new and unwanted record.
It brought a disappointing end to the legendary midfielder’s first season in charge.
In total across all competitions, Chelsea conceded 79 times, their worse defensive performance since 1990/91.
The Blues boss said: “We will look at improving in the summer, that’s our job. We have worked at it already. From having the transfer ban we have missed out where other clubs have spent.
“We have a quick turnaround and we can see where we can improve. It will take time, it is not overnight.”
For Bayern Munich, however, the four last night ensured they scored 17 goals against Premier League teams since playing Spurs on October 1 – the same number as relegated Norwich managed in the same time frame.
The Bundesliga giants recorded 7-2 and 3-1 wins over Tottenham in the group stages.