Morata has stepped into the void left by exiled striker Diego Costa following his summer arrival from Real Madrid, with his latest headed goal paving the way for a valuable away win against the 2016 Premier League champions.
Chelsea face a Champions' League home tie against Qarabag FK on Tuesday and any repeat of yesterday's lyrics would sure to land the club in hot water and lead to sanctions from Uefa chiefs.
N'Golo Kante's speculative strike saw Chelsea overcome a tough Leicester challenge.
Leicester City's forward Jamie Vardy has disclosed that he holds no regrets over turning down a move to Arsenal FC and that he believes he has been vindicated with Arsenal's recent decline in the league.
Vardy played for England against Malta Credit AFP
Pedro is happy with the way the team is progressing.
Conte told the BBC's Match of the Day programme: "We must be delighted because we had a good performance".
They looked really solid today in a 2-1 win at Leicester City, and find themselves just one point behind the two Manchester clubs for the top of the table. Conte, as quoted on Chelsea's official website, called him a fantastic player and insisted he had an incredible game. When you consider the fact that he's new to the Premier League, it's even better. "Always against Leicester at this stadium it is very hard to win", Morata told Sky Sports.
That being said, the 26-year-old, who was crowned the PFA Player of the Year in 2016/17, received a rapturous welcome from the fans as the teams sheets were called out.