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Pravda Blues: Chelsea website report ignores Diego Costa’s snide skulduggery

by | 19th, September 2015

Screen Shot 2015-09-19 at 15.59.10 Chelsea striker Diego Costa should have been sent off before Arsenal lost Gabriel for reacting during the Premier League today.

Let’s see what the infamously monocular official Chelsea website says about Costa. But first a few other source to provide context:

The Guardian :

The most squalid part of the little exchange that ended Gabriel’s involvement is that we know enough about Costa’s skulduggery to say for sure that he will probably reflect on what happened as good play. Costa spends so long trying to pick arguments with opponents his credo seems to be that eventually someone will take the bait. More fool Gabriel that he was the one. Yet there is not a great deal to admire about Costa’s behaviour when he resorts to these levels of snideness and, unless Mourinho can tell us otherwise, there seems to be absolutely no desire within the club for him to change.

Daily Mail :

A match which pivoted on Diego Costa’s gamesmanship…


This barely tells the story of a game that will leave Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger furious and frustrated in equal measure as he saw his players fall victim to the trademark and predictable wind-up tactics of Chelsea striker Diego Costa. Arsenal defender Gabriel was sent off seconds before half-time for kicking out at Costa. It came at

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