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Chelsea star receives heavy stick after lacklustre Arsenal display

Chelsea star Alvaro Morata has come under heavy criticism from his own fans after his lacklustre display against Arsenal on Wednesday night.

The Blues saw out a thrilling 2-2 draw with the Gunners at The Emirates.

Arsene Wenger’s side went in front just past the hour mark thanks to a brilliant strike from the returning-to-form Jack Wilshere, however the host’s lead was short lived. Eden Hazard went down (rather easily it must be said) under the challenge of Hector Bellerin in the opposition box, and was awarded a controversial penalty only five minutes later. The Belgian duly dispatched from the spot to level the scores.

Chelsea then took the lead in the form of an unlikely – or not so given his form this season – hero, in Marcos Alonso who slotted home David Zappacosta’s cross to give the visitors what looked like all three points.

Antonio Conte’s side were denied a win however when Hector Bellerin smashed home an outstanding half-volley in stoppage time to end the game 2-2.

Alvaro Morata was not at his clinical best on Wednesday night.

While a draw, for the most part, seemed a fair result in what was an enthralling affair in North London, some of the Chelsea faithful can’t help but feel they should have left The Emirates with all three points in hand.

Striker Alvaro Morata, who has netted an impressive 12 times this season for his new club, missed no less than four clear cut chances on the night, much to the frustration of the onlooking Blues’ fans.

Usually clinical (especially with his head), the Spaniard simply didn’t have on his shooting boots on, and it seems some won’t let him forget it anytime soon …

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