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Diego Costa

27-Year-Old Forward     Chelsea  Premier


STATUS:  Game-Time Decision   INJURY:  Back    EST. RETURN:  8/15/2016
Birthdate:  October 7, 1988    Birthplace:  Lagarto, Brazil
Nationality:  Spain    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  187 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract


Diego Costa Contract Information:

Signed a five-year contract with Chelsea in July of 2014.

July 30, 2016    Diego Costa News

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Costa will not play Saturday against Real Madrid because of a back injury, Sky Sports reports.

Costa was unable to play against Liverpool earlier this week due to the injury, and it is unclear if he will be fit enough to take part in Chelsea's Premier League opener, which comes 15 Aug. against West Ham.

Diego Costa – Season Projections
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Season League Team Mins Goals Assists Shots SOT Pass Com. Acc. Cross Crosses Tckls Won Fouls Won
2016 Proj. Premier Chelsea 2212 12 2 64 26 693 1 15 15 39
Diego Costa – Stats
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Season League Team Appear. Starts Min Goals Assists Shots SOG Cross Fl Drn Fl Com Tackles Int Blocks CS YC RC
2015 Premier Chelsea 28 27 2378 12 6 60 25 15 45 40 20 7 4 0 8 0
2015 UCL Chelsea 8 7 663 2 1 20 11 8 20 12 6 4 2 0 1 0

2015 Game Log   Diego Costa
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2016-5May 7 Premier @SUN * 90 1 0 3 3 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016-5May 2 Premier TOT * 90 0 1 1 1 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-4Apr 23 Premier @BOU * 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016-4Apr 16 Premier MCI * 90 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-3Mar 9 UCL PSG * 60 1 0 4 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Diego Costa: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

July 12, 2016

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Costa scored 16 goals and provided seven assists in all competitions this season.

Like many of his teammates, Costa began the season with a wretched run of form, but he seemed to flip a switch around Christmas time, as he scored 12 goals and added six assists from that point forward, putting him among the top producers in the league during that time. Costa troublingly dealt with numerous conduct issues, as he was sent off, received suspension and was at the root of several confrontations with opponents. Despite his antics and being linked with a return to Atletico Madrid, Costa is expected to remain in London as new manager Antonio Conta takes the reins.

May 13, 2016

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Costa (hamstring) will not feature against Leicester City on Sunday.

Costa was stellar in his previous two contests as he recorded a goal and an assist. While the team may have had a forgettable year, the forward managed 14 scores in all competitions despite appearing in just 36 contests. If he can stay healthy for the entire campaign, the 27-year-old is poised to have another standout season in 2016-17.

May 7, 2016

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Costa had one goal on three shots (three on goal) in Saturday's 3-2 loss versus Sunderland.

Costa's first goal since the beginning of March came off a deflection that ended up just outside the six-yard box. Costa's next match comes Wednesday versus Liverpool, where he will look for his 13th league goal.

May 2, 2016

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Costa tallied an assist on four key passes and one shot on target in Monday's 2-2 draw to Tottenham.

Costa has been isolated up front for the most of the game and couldn't put much threat on goal and now goes without a Premier League score since Mar 1. He was very useful for his team, though, and made a very smart pass to Eden Hazard for his sensational equalizer. The striker has been very distracted with extracurricular activities of late and was lucky not to get a yellow card on any of his reactions to scuffles and tackles from Spurs players.

April 23, 2016

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Costa had two shots off target and one dribble in Saturday's 4-1 win over Bournemouth.

Costa played mainly as a decoy to help open spaces for runs behind the Cherries' defense and turned in a pale statistical performance. Despite having 11 goals and five assists the striker has been a shadow of himself with a number of injuries and stretches of poor team performances hampering his own form. He hasn't scored in Premier League since Mar 1 and an encounter with the Spurs - one of the league's best defenses - on May 2 may extend this dry spell to over two months.

April 1, 2016

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Costa (suspension) will have his ban extended an additional match due to improper conduct and will miss both Saturday's match against Aston Villa and the following match against Swansea City.

Costa will be eligible to return against Man City on April 16, but the talented striker has spent too much time in the stands due to disciplinary suspensions. He missed two Premier League matches earlier in the season after a confrontation with Gabriel of Arsenal, picked up a yellow card accumulation ban and will now miss two more matches after this. Furthermore, he's sitting on eight yellow cards, which could put him in line for another yellow card accumulation ban.

March 18, 2016

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Costa (suspension) will miss out on the West Ham match this weekend, but the FA is looking to add a third match onto his suspension, according to manager Guus Hiddink.

With Costa out, either Loic Remy or Bertrand Traore will be turned to up front for the Blues. Even at home, it's hard to trust either forward as they've played so little this season.