Alvaro Morata: Chelsea striker suspended after fifth yellow card of season

Alvaro Morata
Morata picked up his fifth domestic yellow card of the season against Bournemouth

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata will miss Saturday's trip to Everton after being booked for the prolonged celebrations of his winning goal in Wednesday's 2-1 Carabao Cup defeat of Bournemouth.

The Spaniard, 25, put the ball under his shirt, sucked his thumb and made an 'A' shape with his left hand.

His wife Alice Campello is pregnant.

The act was considered to have delayed the kick-off and Morata will serve a one-match ban for his fifth yellow card of the season.

Chelsea play Everton at Goodison Park at 12:30 GMT on Saturday, 23 December.

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