Victor Moses was Chelsea's star in a 2-1 win vs. Burnley, playing a direct role in both goals, while Alvaro Morata's troubling profligacy persisted.
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Chelsea picked up their second victory in five days on their travels to Burnley, but Alvaro Morata's frustrations are becoming more visible.
Chelsea pulled within five points of fourth-placed Tottenham with a 2-1 victory at Burnley on Thursday night.
Juventus' Beppe Marotta said his club cannot afford to buy back Paul Pogba or Alvaro Morata this summer, although there may be exceptions.
Antonio Conte praised the "great job" that Sean Dyche is doing with Burnley this season, but said it's harder to manage a top club like Chelsea.
Chelsea have found the net just 57 times in 33 games this season, with Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud failing to fully convince.
Antonio Conte dismissed suggestions of a rift with Antonio Rudiger and insisted the Germany international remains in contention to play vs. Burnley.
Alonso misses Sunday's FA Cup semifinal against Southampton at Wembley and Premier League games against Burnley and Swansea.
Chelsea will take on Arsenal, Inter Milan and Sevilla in the European section of the International Champions Cup this summer.
TV footage showed Alonso catch Long on the calf with his studs shortly before half-time in Chelsea's 3-2 victory at Southampton.
Antonio Conte has undoubtedly been a problem but issues behind the scenes can explain why Chelsea have fallen so far behind Manchester City.
Midfielder Emile Smith Rowe starred as the young Gunners swept into a 4-0 lead at half-time, three of those goals coming in five minutes.
Borussia Dortmund loanee Michy Batshuayi will miss the rest of the club season and is a doubt for the World Cup after injuring ankle ligaments.
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