FOOTBALL: Costa Banned,Fined For Improper Conduct

Chelsea striker has been banned for an extra game and fined £20,000 for admitting to improper conduct in Chelsea’s F.a Cup loss to Everton earlier this month.

Diego Costa
Diego Costa

The 27 year old Brazilian born Chelsea striker was already serving a two match ban after getting seent off in that game after appearing to plant his teeth in Gareth Barry’s neck but swiftly denied any allegations he bit the Everton midfielder,a claim the Everton defender also supported,saying no contact was made.

Costa who has already been banned earlier this season after altercations with Arsenal’s Laurient Kosccielny and Gabriel now sits out another three match ban,missed the 2-2 draw against WestHam before the international break and will now miss this weekend’s game to AstonVilla and next weeks game at the Liberty stadium against Swansea City.

Chelsea will now hope their top striker is fully fit to complete the remaining games in the premier league after returning from suspension.

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