Pedro injury 'probably' not serious - Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri

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Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has claimed he was happy with striker Álvaro Morata's performance on Thursday, adding he just needs confidence to end his goal drought.

Morata began his Chelsea career with seven goals in eight games last season, but has appeared short of confidence throughout much of 2018.

"Alvaro has to gain confidence with one, two, three goals", head coach Morata said.

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Willian's first-half strike proved the decisive moment in the game as the London side opened their Europa League campaign with a victory in Greece.

Maurizio Sarri has calmed fears over Pedro after the winger suffered an injury at the end of Chelsea's 1-0 win over PAOK in the Europa League. I am not able to give him confidence. We had a lot of opportunities. In this match, he has had three, four opportunities.

While the two are very good forwards and can contribute to the Blues' attack in their own ingenious ways, Chelsea need the two to become more prolific in front of goal if they are to become genuine title challengers this season, with Eden Hazard shouldering the goalscoring responsibility so far with five goals (albeit including two spot kicks). "I am very happy at Chelsea", Willian told the club's official website. He was on the ball and was active'.

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'I think we were in control of the match for 90 minutes. We didn't kill the match'.

The Italy worldwide, who is yet to be included in a single one of Sarri's match day squads this season and was left out of the 21-man party that travelled to Greece, tweeted shortly after the final whistle: "I'm fine, I'm not injured".

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