Chelsea supervisor Antonio Conte figures striker Alvaro Morata owes his Spain compatriot Cesar Azpilicueta some heat meals in gratitude as the 2 mixed as soon as once more for a objective within the Blues’ 2-Zero win over Brighton on Tuesday.

For the sixth time within the 2017-18 Premier League season, Azpilicueta discovered Morata for a objective, crafting a direct probability with a well-placed cross for the previous Actual Madrid and Juventus ahead to tuck away coolly.

When requested of Azpilicueta’s contributions to Morata’s objective tally, Conte took a jovial strategy:

“Yeah, however he has to attain additionally,” Conte answered, as quoted by ESPN FC’s Liam Twomey. “As you realize very effectively, Azpi is a defender with good ft.

“There’s this nice hyperlink between him and Alvaro. This wasn’t the primary time. I hope it continues on this approach as a result of we want his assists and Morata to attain. Morata has to pay not one dinner however extra dinners to Azpi.

“And, in the event that they invite me, I need to go.”

It’s a membership joint-record for essentially the most connections of this type, tied with Cesc Fabregas-to-Diego Costa in 2014-15 and Frank Lampard-to-Didier Drogba in 2009-10.