"I can not be too disappointed given the circumstances, we had a good go at it but they had too much quality in the end to take it away from us".
Philippe Coutinho may have had his head turned by Barcelona during the summer, but he was back to his best in Liverpool's 2-1 win over Leicester.
Although the finish was simple, the striker exhibited his fine movement off the ball five minutes later as he slipped his marker to find space to tap in Azpilicueta's knockdown, the fourth time Morata's worldwide teammate has assisted him this season.
Defeat in Roy Hodgson's second league game leaves the Eagles having lost all six top-flight matches without scoring. The Mexican scored his 40th Premier League goal in the London Stadium showdown when he headed home in the second half.
Stoke-on-Trent: Antonio Conte was left frustrated by Chelsea's failure to beat Arsenal last weekend, but the Blues boss has been given a lift ahead of Saturday's trip to Stoke City by Eden Hazard's return to prominence and the end of the Diego Costa saga.
The club said it will review CCTV footage to identify supporters who sang the lyrics despite Lukaku's pre-match request for it to stop.
Leicster City host Liverpool at the King Power Stadium. The win sent Pep Guardiola's side to the top of the EPL log with a superior goal difference over United.
However, Liverpool's fragile defense was once more exposed as Shinji Okazaki pulled a goal back.
From there on Stoke were ruthlessly punished for not taking their chances as Morata pounced on Glen Johnson's suicidal misplaced pass, raced clear and converted past Butland, before the Spaniard put the finishing touch to a fine move to complete his hat-trick. If they come out firing on all cylinders, the Blues are likely to score an early goal against a team that struggled to keep clean sheets.
He grabbed it with both hands, ending the Toffees' run of 6 1/2 hours without a league goal, before notching the victor five minutes later.