close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Diego Costa

Barcelona took 'two steps' towards La Liga title with Atletico win: Luis Suarez

Having taken a huge step towards the title, Barca can now focus on their Champions League quarter-final first leg against Manchester United on Wednesday. 

Apr 07, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa to undergo surgery in Brazil

Costa has struggled for form this season, his first full campaign since returning to action for Atletico last January after re-signing for the club from Chelsea.

Dec 03, 2018, 18:39 PM IST

Spain vs Russia FIFA World Cup 2018 Round of 16 live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

Spain and Russia will face each other at Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday.

Jul 01, 2018, 17:40 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Spain secure 2-2 draw with Morocco, face Russia in last 16

Spain snatched a 2-2 draw against Morocco on Monday to qualify for the World Cup last 16 and take top spot in Group B ahead of Portugal on goals scored.

Jun 26, 2018, 02:14 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Spain vs Morocco live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

Current Group B leader Spain face Morocco in their final match of the opening round.

Jun 25, 2018, 22:03 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Spain keep their hopes alive with 1-0 win over Iran

Diego Costa notched his third goal in two games when Ramin Rezaeian's attempted clearance bounced off the Spaniard's leg and into the net in the 54th minute.

Jun 21, 2018, 02:03 AM IST

Diego Costa winner denies Arsenal, sends Atletico in Europa League final

Atletico won the tie 2-1 on aggregate and will meet either Salzburg or Olympique de Marseille in the final in Lyon on May 16. Costa proved a handful for Arsenal when he played for Chelsea and the Spain striker broke the deadlock in a tight, tense game at the Wanda Metropolitano, striking in first-half stoppage-time after being played in by Antoine Griezmann.

May 04, 2018, 09:43 AM IST

Diego Simeone calls Diego Costa for Atletico's Europa League semis against Arsenal

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has announced that Diego Costa, who missed the last three games with a muscle injury, was among the 20 players called up for the first leg of the Europa League semi-finals against Arsenal.

Apr 25, 2018, 16:01 PM IST

La Liga: Diego Costa sent off after scoring Atletico winner

The 2-0 win, in which France star Antoine Griezmann set up the opener for Angel Correa on 18 minutes, lifts Atletico into second, six points behind Barcelona who play Levante on Sunday.

Jan 06, 2018, 21:57 PM IST

Diego Costa scores five minutes after return in Atletico Madrid's easy win in Copa del Rey

Diego Costa scored for Atletico Madrid just five minutes into his return as the club cruised to a 4-0 win at Lleida Esportiu in the Spanish Copa Del Rey on Wednesday.

Jan 04, 2018, 10:40 AM IST

Atletico Madrid pin their hopes on Diego Costa's second coming

Costa, who fired Atletico to a first league title in 18 years in 2014, agreed a return to the club from Chelsea in September for 57 million pounds ($77 million), nearly double the price he left for more than three years ago.

Dec 31, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

No intention of leaving Atletico Madrid in January, says Fernando Torres

Atletico already have four strikers. Antoine Griezmann, Kevin Gameiro, Luciano Vietto and Torres and either Vietto or Torres will have to go to allow Costa to take his place in the squad. However, Torres has no intention of leaving the club he loves.

Dec 12, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

What next for Atletico Madrid after Champions League exit

Having just moved into a new 310 million euro ($367 million) stadium at the Wanda Metropolitano, which will host next season's Champions League final, and broken the club`s transfer record to bring Diego Costa back to the Spanish capital in January, an early Champions League exit is also an untimely financial blow.

Dec 06, 2017, 22:16 PM IST

Diego Costa is in very good state of mind: Diego Simeone

Costa officially joined his former club on September 26, after three years at Chelsea, but he will not be able to play with La Liga side until January due to a FIFA ban.

Sep 30, 2017, 00:05 AM IST

Barcelona remain perfect in Girona, Real Madrid bounce back

Barcelona maintained their perfect start to La Liga with a sixth straight win as Luis Suarez and two own goals secured a 3-0 win at Girona in a match laced with political tension on Saturday.

Sep 24, 2017, 08:52 AM IST

Atletico Madrid second as Yannick Carrasco, Antoine Griezmann strikes down Sevilla

Atletico Madrid warmed up for next week’s Champions League clash with Chelsea by brushing aside Sevilla 2-0 at home on Saturday thanks to second-half strikes from Yannick Carrasco and Antoine Griezmann.

Sep 24, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

'Diego Costa without attitude' - Alvaro Morata era dawns at Chelsea

The hat-trick was the first by a Chelsea player in the Premier League since Costa's in September 2014, but the second in a week for the Blues after Michy Batshuayi's treble in England's domestic EFL Cup against Nottingham Forest last Wednesday.

Sep 24, 2017, 08:44 AM IST

Alvaro Morata will fill Diego Costa void for Chelsea, says Andriy Shevchenko

Diego Costa's departure will have no lasting impact on Chelsea's title ambitions because in Alvaro Morata they have signed the perfect striker to fill his boots, the club's former frontman Andriy Shevchenko said on Friday.

Sep 23, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

Diego Costa delighted to finally seal Atletico Madrid return

The 28-year-old was frozen out at Stamford Bridge by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte after the signing of his international teammate Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid.

Sep 23, 2017, 00:22 AM IST

Diego Costa exit, Eden Hazard return lift Chelsea's Antonio Conte

Costa has stayed away from the club, spending much of his time in Brazil, while securing a return to his former club Atletico Madrid.

Sep 22, 2017, 08:59 AM IST