The former Real Madrid striker was on the bench for last week’s opener against Burnley, but was included in the starting XI against Spurs at Wembley today.
As we told you before kick-off, the Chelsea supporters were slightly baffled by Antonio Conte’s team selection, with six defenders and two defensive midfielders chosen to start.
And if the Italian was hoping to grab an early goal and then shut up shop, then he was probably delighted when he see Morata meet the ball whilst unmarked in the area – only for the Spaniard to fluff his lines:
SKYSPORTS reports RT SkySportsPL: WHAT A CHANCE! Azpilicueta floats a ball in from the right and Morata heads wide… https://t.co/NWM0Laer3T
— ATL Sports Bar (@theatlsportsbar) August 20, 2017
When you pay almost £70 million for a footballer, you’d probably expect him to at least hit the target from there, right?
What do you think?