Is this how you get Alvaro Morata firing again? Chelsea striker put through scoring challenge

Alvaro Morata may not have found his shooting boots yet this season but he looked sharp during a challenge against Chelsea team-mates Davide Zappacosta and Pedro.

Put through their paces by Allan Russell, England striker coach, Morata and Co had to complete a couple of different drills as part of Sure’s Make Your Move campaign.

Firstly, the players were tasked with running to a coloured cone chosen at random by an iPad and then had to finish past the goalkeeper from outside the box within three seconds.

Then they were asked to execute two first-time finishes from inside the area, once from the front post and then from the back.

Three points were awarded for goals outside the box and one for a goal inside.

Morata was the first man to take part and fired his way to nine points. The 25-year-old looked mostly clinical in front of goal, although he made a complete hash out of one volleyed finish.

He has struggled for form and confidence in a Blue shirt this season under Maurizio Sarri but will hope an international revival can kick-start his campaign.

The forward is in Spain’s squad to face Wales in a friendly and England in the UEFA Nations League on Monday.

Olivier Giroud has stolen a march on Morata in club colours, forming a superb relationship with Eden Hazard and helping the Stamford Bridge club to joint-top of the Premier League table.

Zappacosta was next up on the shooting challenge and against two more attacking team-mates finished with the lowest score of the group.

But Pedro put them both to shame with a brilliant exhibition of striking, bending in a couple of efforts into the top corner before polishing off the close-range attempts with ease.

He ended up with 11 points, racking up two more than the striker and earning the bragging rights.

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