Two Chelsea fans attacked in Greece before Europa League game


Alvaro Morata's problems in front of goal continued in the Europa League on Thursday but Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri was pleased with other aspects of the striker's display.

The Englishman looked confident with the ball at his feet and worked relentlessly without it to give Chelsea the upper hand over their counterparts in the middle of the park.

Chelsea had made all three of their substitutions but the injury coming in the final minutes of the match allowed the Blues to see out the game. I don't know in the future. But the confidence can come with goals.

"I don't know exactly the situation", the Italian told a news conference.

Chelsea's preparations for Sunday's Premier League game at West Ham have been disrupted after they were forced to delay their return from Greece.

Alvaro Morata returned to the line up looking to recapture his form, but he squandered a chance to double Chelsea's lead in the 38th minute when he headed wide from close range. We missed several. So I am really very happy with the three points, very happy with the performance I think, but I am not very happy with the result.

'I wore the captain's armband the majority of the season when we won the Premier League the year before last.

"We don't have to talk much about Eden's qualities, he shows in every game that he is an unbelievable player". We have had a lot of opportunities.

Their return flight is due to land early on Friday afternoon, with their preparations for the game at the London stadium duly set back.