Chelsea Star Sets To Miss City Clash, As FA Charges Diego Costa

Chelsea's Diego Costa (top) appears to stamp on Liverpool's Martin Skrtel during their English League Cup semi-final second leg soccer match at Stamford Bridge in London



CHELSEA striker Diego Costa has been charged by the Football Association -FA, for allegedly stamping on Liverpool midfielder Emre Can.

The FA confirmed in a statement on the association’s website Tuesday that they had charged the 26-year-old following the incident at Stamford Bridge.

Part of the statement read: “Diego Costa has been charged by The FA for violent conduct following an on-field incident which was not seen by the match officials but caught on video.

“The charge is in relation to an incident involving the Chelsea forward and Liverpool’s Emre Can which occurred in the 12th minute of the League Cup semi-final second leg at Stamford Bridge last night [Tuesday 27 January 2015

The former Athletico Madrid has until 6:00pm on Thursday 29 January 2015 to respond to the charge.



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