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Alvaro Morata and Cesar Azpilicueta prove they’re the Premier League’s deadliest combination AGAIN

The dynamic Blues duo were at it again as they easily saw off Brighton 2-0.

Telepathy? Maybe.

That’s one way to describe the truly brilliant relationship between Alvaro Morata and Cesar Azplicueta.


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The Spanish duo have struck up an instant understanding

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The Spanish duo have struck up an instant understanding

And the Chelsea duo were at it again today against Brighton.

Morata’s goal was carved out by his Spanish compatriot just after half time in the 2-0 win – and Blues fans will be pretty accustomed to the nature of their opener on Saturday.

Azpilicueta found space on the right and curled in a perfect cross for Morata – who is so dominant in the air – to head past Matt Ryan in the Brighton goal.

Azpilicueta curled a beauty of a cross in for Morata

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Azpilicueta curled a beauty of a cross in for Morata

And this was the SIXTH time we’ve seen that devilish combination in the Premier League alone this season already.

Let’s put that into some context.

Spanish inquisition

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Spanish inquisition

Well all of Azpilicueta’s six league assists this season have been for Morata, while this is already the joint most for a single combination between two players for Chelsea in Premier League history.

And only three combinations have produced more goals in a single league season in the last nine campaigns.

When you consider it’s still only Christmas, that’s quite something.


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