- Diego Costa scored his first goal for Atlectico Madrid since 2014
- The Spanish international however got himself injured in his celebration
- Costa rejoined Atletico Madrid in January after he left them for Chelsea in 2014
Diego Costa scored just five minutes into his second spell at Atletico Madrid in a Copa del Rey match against Lleida Esportiu after coming on in the 64th minute.
Costa has been unable to play for Atletico until the transfer window opened, Chelsea sold the striker to the Madrid club after a long-running spat in the summer.
And the Brazil native spent little time to make an impact back on the pitch for Atletico.
Costa started the move that resulted in him finishing at the near post from a Juanfran cross to put Atletico 3-0 up in the Copa del Rey clash with Lleida.
But he appeared to injure his knee while celebrating the strike, the Spain international dragged himself along the ground and received treatment behind the goal.
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It was Costa’s first goal for Atletico since April 2014, which he scored against Chelsea, his future team.
Costa would leave that season for London in a €40 million deal, spending the next three seasons with the Blues, and winning two Premier League titles.
He returned to Atletico in a deal worth a reported €66 million, and will hope to build on a club career that included a La Liga and Copa del Rey title.
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