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Fans Ruthlessly Chant 'Alvaro Morata, How Bad You Are' After HUGE Miss Against Portugal In Injury Time

Adnan Riaz

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Fans Ruthlessly Chant 'Alvaro Morata, How Bad You Are' After HUGE Miss Against Portugal In Injury Time

Alvaro Morata was heckled by fans after he missed an incredible chance to seal the winner for Spain against Portugal on Friday.

Spain welcomed the 2016 Euro champions to the Wanda Metropolitano as Luis Enrique's side warmed up ahead of Euro 2020.


However, both sides were disappointed not to make the breakthrough at Atletico Madrid's stadium as the match ended in a 0-0 draw.

Morata had arguably the best chance to score the winner in the 90th minute during a one-on-one battle with Rui Patricio.

Patricio misread Morata's shot and the Portugal shot-stopper dived to his right.

But the helpless Wolves star was fortunate to see Morata's effort continue to rise and hit the bar as Enrique couldn't believe that the Spanish striker had missed.

According to The Guardian, a small section of supporters at the Metropolitano started to chant, "Morata, how bad you are!"

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Speaking after the match, Enrique staunchly defended his Spanish players and insisted that it was "bad luck" Morata did not score after the work he had put into the move.

The 51-year-old Spain head coach explained: "It annoys me that the fans have a go at my players.

"After all the work Morata had done, he's able to run 40m at the end, trick the goalkeeper and just have the bad luck that the shot goes a fraction high and hits the bar.

"I think that's something to applaud enthusiastically. But I must be the person who knows the least about football."

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

Morata will be vying to secure his place as Spain's first-choice striker for Euro 2020 ahead of Gerard Moreno, who was in stunning form for Villarreal last season.

Enrique will be without Spain captain Sergio Ramos for the forthcoming tournament after the 35-year-old failed to make the 24-man squad.

Spain will resume their Euro 2020 warm-up with a friendly match against Lithuania at the Municipal de Butarque on 8th June.

The 2010 World Cup winners will begin their Euros campaign on 14th June against Sweden at the La Cartuja in Seville.

Joining Sweden and Spain in Group E are Slovakia and Poland.

Featured Image Credit: Twitter

Topics: Football, Alvaro Morata, Wanda Metropolitano, Portugal, Spain

Adnan Riaz
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