Antonio Conte launched an incredible defense of his Striker Diego Costa…just like Jose Mourinho used to do…and after him Guus Hiddink. But as it turns out, no body really cares.
Diego Costa could apparently be viewed as the biggest villain in the world for a simple foul he commits against the opposition player, but yesterday, the 27-year-old was pushed, shoved and kicked around all over the match, and what did the referee do about that? Nothing!
Swansea defender Jordi Amat could have been sent off at least twice for his gazillion fouls on Costa, instead the defender stayed on for the whole 90. Fair to say, if it was Costa instead of Amat of with those fouls, the story would have a predictable ending:
Learn what Conte said on next page.