Date printed: Wednesday third January 2018 eight:29
Diego Costa made a goalscoring go back to Atletico Madrid with a second-half strike of their relaxed Four-Zero Copa de Rey win at Lleida.
Spain striker Costa agreed a transfer again to Atletico from Premier League champions Chelsea in September however was once not able to play for Diego Simeone’s aspect till the brand new yr because of the membership’s switch ban.
The 29-year-old, who spent 4 years at Stamford Bridge earlier than falling out with Blues boss Antonio Conte final summer season, temporarily made up for misplaced time as he grabbed Atletico’s 3rd target of the night simply 5 mins after coming off the bench to interchange Angel Correa within the 65th minute.
It helped wrap up a regimen win for Atletico within the first leg in their last-16 conflict with the Spanish 3rd department aspect after defender Diego Godin and Costa’s fellow former Chelsea striker Fernando Torres gave them a two-goal half-time lead.
France ahead Antoine Griezmann finished the scoring in stoppage time following the past due dismissal of Lleida defender Marc Trilles.
In other places, two objectives from Bosnia-Herzegovina ahead Ermedin Demirovic helped final season’s runners-up Alaves safe a Three-1 good fortune at Formentera.
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