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Alvaro Morata is having a sticky spell in front of goal but I do not see his form being a big issue for Chelsea and Antonio Conte.

Strikers can have periods like this, we have even seen it from Harry Kane in the past, and the tide will turn for Morata because he has too much quality.

I do not think the formation Chelsea are playing is helping him, though. More often than not Conte has played a 3-5-2 with Eden Hazard just behind Morata. 

When Chelsea play 3-4-3 then Morata has Hazard and Pedro or Willian either side of him plus two wing-backs getting in wide areas. 

Chelsea vs Leicester | Antonio Conte’s pre-match press conference 

That creates more space and more chances for Chelsea.

The way they have been playing, with Cesc Fabregas, N’Golo Kante and Danny Drinkwater or Tiemoue Bakayoko, makes it tougher for Morata to shine. Fabregas is a gifted passer but he is doing it from a bit further back, and Hazard and Pedro or Willian are playing inside left and inside right in a 3-4-3 which means they are wider which helps him.



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