Alvaro Moratas furious reaction at being subbed by Antonio Conte against Burnley

Watch: Alvaro Morata's furious reaction at being subbed by Antonio Conte v Burnley
Alvaro Morata missed a glorious chance before being taken off (Picture: AFP)

Alvaro Morata cut a frustrated figure after being substituted off by Antonio Conte during Chelseas Premier League fixture against Burnley.

Spain international Morata, who joined the Blues last summer from Real Madrid, endured a frustrating evening at Turf Moor, failing to make an impact before missing a glorious chance.

With Chelsea leading 1-0, thanks to Kevin Longs unfortunate first-half own goal, Morata found himself clean through but fired his shot wide of the post.

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Burnley then equalised through Ashley Barnes before Victor Moses regained Chelseas lead with a crisp strike from inside the box.

Morata was replaced by Eden Hazard with 20 minutes remaining and the striker was goaded as he made his way off the pitch, with fans happy to remind him of his miss.


He then let his frustration get the better of him as he reached the dug-out, engaging with some Burnley fans before taking off his boots and shin pads and slamming them on the ground.

Fellow Spaniard Cesc Fabregas attempted to calm him down.

Watch Moratas reaction to being subbed:

I dont think Morata is very happy

⚜Ryan (@JxyaDybala) April 19, 2018

Cesc Fabregas attempted to calm his teammate down:

looool Fabregas

⚜Ryan (@JxyaDybala) April 19, 2018

Burnley's James Tarkowski (left) and Chelsea's Alvaro Morata (right) battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday April 19, 2018. See PA story SOCCER Burnley. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or
Morata is enduring a difficult season at Chelsea (Picture: PA)

On the pitch, Chelsea were able to hold on to their 2-1 lead to keep their faint hopes of qualifying for the Champions League alive.

The Blues are now five points adrift of fourth-placed Tottenham with four games remaining. Burnleys defeat sees them stay in seventh.

Speaking to Sky Sports immediately after the game, goalscorer Moses said: I thought we deserved the three points today from start to finish.

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It is not an easy place to come and win. We want to take each game as it comes. We cant right ourselves off. We just need to finish as strongly as we can.

On Moratas frustrating evening at Turf Moor, former Chelsea and Burnley defender Frank Sinclair said: It sums up the second half of his season, things are just not coming off for him.

In one-on-ones you just dont fancy him. He should score there. Its the frustration [coming out] – no player likes coming off.

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