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Antonio Conte wants more from Cesar Azpilicueta, Alvaro Morata

Conte wants more from Azpilicueta, Morata
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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hopes to see Cesar Azpilicueta and Alvaro Morata continue their "great link" after combining in the win over Brighton & Hove Albion.

Antonio Conte has talked up the "great" understanding between Cesar Azpilicueta and Alvaro Morata after the pair combined once again in Chelsea's 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion.

Azpilicueta picked out his teammate with a ball over the top, which the former Real Madrid striker was able to convert to open the scoring on Tuesday afternoon.

The two players have now linked up for six goals in the Premier League this campaign, and Conte believes that there is potentially more to come from the Spanish duo.

"[Azpilicueta] has to score also! As you know very well, Azpi is a defender with good feet," he told reporters. "There is this great link between him and Alvaro. This wasn't the first time.

"I hope it continues in this way because we need his assists and Morata to score. Morata has to pay not one dinner but more dinners to Azpi. And, if they invite me, I want to go!"

Only Real Sociedad in Europe's big five leagues can match Chelsea's tally of 20 goals this season scored by Spanish players.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool23193154134160
2Manchester CityMan City23182362174556
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs23170648232551
4Chelsea23145440192147
5Arsenal23135548321644
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd23135546331344
7Watford239683232033
8Wolverhampton WanderersWolves239592731-432
9Leicester CityLeicester2394102929031
10West Ham UnitedWest Ham2394103034-431
11Everton238693433130
12Bournemouth2393113342-930
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2375112532-726
14Crystal Palace2364132332-922
15Southampton2357112540-1522
16Burnley2364132343-2022
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2356121931-1221
18Cardiff CityCardiff2354141944-2519
19Fulham2335152151-3014
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2325161340-2711

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