BT Sport pundit spotted what Alvaro Morata did after replacing Olivier Giroud in Chelsea win

It was a cruise for Chelsea in their Europa League win over PAOK on Thursday night, but not everyone was happy according to former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves.

Following a 3-1 loss away at Tottenham Hotspur last weekend, the Blues had a perfect chance to bounce back immediately and they did exactly that by smashing four goals past the Greek outfit with no reply.

Of course the game was made a lot easier when the visitors were reduced to 10-men after just seven minutes at Stamford Bridge.

The hosts would soon make the most of their numerical advantage as Olivier Giroud scored twice to give them a 2-0 lead at the break, whilst Callum Hudon-Odoi and Alvaro Morata added gloss to the scoreline in the second half.

With top spot assured and both strikers on the scoresheet, Maurizio Sarri’s mood would have certainly improved and the same goes for Giroud who has now scored in successive games.

However, Hargreaves has pointed out that Morata’s reaction spoke volumes about his rivalry with the Frenchman over a starting berth.

“Morata didn’t look happy when he came on even though he scored a lovely goal and an assist from Hudson-Odoi,” Hargreaves told BT Sport. “You can tell what he thinks of Giroud scoring those goals.

“His expression after, he looked more than miserable. I think Hazard is better with Giroud. They link up better.”

Given that Giroud started against PAOK could be an indication that Morata will get the nod from head coach Sarri to lead the line against Fulham in the west London derby on Sunday afternoon.

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