At every turn in Scotland Alfredo Morelos is reminded how wonderful he is.
Fantasy transfer stories are concocted, drooling comparisons are made… and then he has to play Celtic!
Whatever he does elsewhere, this season he has scored against Porto and Feyenoord in the Europa League he just can’t manage against Celtic.
Last week his double in Rotterdam took him past Henrik Larsson’s UEFA Cup record in 2002/03 according to some despite the obvious difference of the Swede not being involved in four qualifying rounds against the might of St Joseph’s from Gibraltar.
Sunday at Hampden should have been Alfredo’s day to bury the demons. Score against Celtic and pick up a winners medal and all would have been well with the world. But…
Morelos Cup Final Stats:
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It was another goal-less bad tempered display by the striker. Those that have praised his improved discipline were confronted with the truth- Scottish referees are refusing to deal with him this season.
By the time the January transfer window slams open the usual stories will surface, any club that doesn’t take a look at yesterday’s DVD deserves all they get from the former HJK Helsinki starlet.