Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has apologised for his poor reaction to being substituted during Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Burnley on Thursday.
Morata missed two good chances as Chelsea beat Burnley at Turf Moor.
“Three important points for us,” Morota wrote on Twitter. “The best way to get ready for Sunday’s game was winning.
“I want to apologize for my reaction when I was sent to the bench, when I fail I get really angry with myself.”
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte downplayed Morata’s poor reaction to being substituted.
“I think Alvaro must be angry because when you have a chance to score, especially for a striker, it can change your confidence,” said Conte.
“I think he was angry with himself for this chance he missed.”
Asked if Morata’s miss was the reason he replaced Morata with Eden Hazard, Conte replied: “No, honestly. Around 70 minutes I thought it better to put on fresh legs and a player with a different characteristic.
“Giroud and Morata played a fantastic game. We surprised Burney with two strikers and I am happy I tried it. It is possibility for Sunday and maybe the future.”