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Lambert On Benteke's Mixed Bag

Delighted with the brace, disappointed in the performance..Paul Lambert expects more from Christian...

After the game in comments made to Sky Sports, Paul Lambert admitted he wasn't chuffed with Christian Benteke's performance tonight, but he was delighted with his finishing.

Tonight was the change, because previously Benteke's performances have been fine, it was the finishing that was missing.

With the confidence boost his brace tonight will have given him, hopefully against Sunderland we'll see the best of both?

'Benteke has had a quality start but his game wasn't up to my standards. His two goals were world class finishes but you set yourself a standard and we've got to keep him up to that standard. Why did he fall short? I don't know. But he's been brilliant since he came here and I think he will get better.'

Was Lambert really disappointed with his overall game, or is this a public 'don't get carried away when you should've had a hattrick' speech?

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Date:Wednesday October 31 2012

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