Sarri reacts to Morata's goal: "I hope to see him cry "

Europa League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 05/10/2018

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has reacted to Alvaro Morata's goal against Videoton in the Europa League in a funny manner after the Spanish forward was reduce to tears after hitting the winner for the Stamford Bridge outfit.

It is the striker's second goal in all competition this season and his first since August for Chelsea.

"I'm really very happy for him," Sarri said.

"It's very important for him to score, but I think it's very important for him to play a good match. It's very important for him to play for the team like he did this evening.

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"Alvaro can restart from this performance. He played very well, better than the last period. He has to take confidence from his performance. Sometimes you can score, sometimes not, but the performance is important.

"He's a very important player for us. At the moment we have Alvaro and Giroud. We have to play every three days for a long time I think, I hope, so they are both very important for our season."

It was put to Sarri that Morata looked close to tears after scoring.

"If he wants to cry after a goal, I hope to see him cry very often!"

Up next for Chelsea is the Premier League game against Southampton at the Saint Mary Stadium on Sunday.