Courtois seeking victory for Chelsea on his return to Atletico Madrid, warns Alvaro Morata about hostile reception

Diego Simeone and Thibaut Courtois

Chelsea goalThibaut Courtois admits it will be “special” for him to return to Atletico Madrid, but insists he is focused on helping Chelsea take all three points from their Champions League clash in Spain today. Antonio Conte’s side will take on Diego Simeone’s men in the Group C game, which will be only the third…

Diego Simeone heaps praise on Alvaro Morata, compares playing styles of Chelsea, Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has poured encomium on Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata, describing him as a “great forward” but wouldn’t be drawn on comparisons with Diego Costa ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League clash. Morata was born in the Spanish capital and grow up as fan of Atletico. But the 24-year-old came through the youth ranks…

(Video) Alvaro Morata’s first half goal against Leicester City

Alvaro Morata

Alvaro Morata’s goal came seconds after Leicester had a two-on-one breakaway that ended with Courtois saving from Slimani. Azpilicueta sent the ball into the box from deep and the striker climbed above his man to nod powerfully home. N’Golo Kante was shoved off the ball and suddenly it’s two on one with the ball at…