Diego Costa has been banned for eight games after making crude remarks about the referees mother during Atleticos 2 0 loss to Barcelona He will not play again this season

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Tweet with a locationYou can add location information to your Tweets from the web and via third party applications. You always have the option to delete your Tweet location history. Diego Costa has been handed an eight game ban for his actions towards the referee in Atletico Madrids defeat to Barcelona on Saturday night. Diego Costa was shown a straight red card in the 27th minute of Atletico Madrids match against BarcelonaAtletico Madrid striker Diego Costa has been banned for eight games after being found guilty of abusing a referee. The former Chelsea player was sent off by Jesus Gil Manzano during Atleticos 2 0 La Liga defeat by Barcelona. Atletico have said they will appeal against the ban which would rule Costa out of their remaining league fixtures. I asked the referee and he told me Costa said something to him Atletico manager Diego Simeone said after Saturdays game. He was accused of insulting referee Jesus Gil Manzano while complaining about a non call of a foul on him. Manzano showed Costa a direct red card and the striker was furious repeatedly going after the referee to try to make his case. Costa sent off for dissent during defeat to Barcelona Striker will miss rest of domestic seasonDiego Costa has been suspended for eight matches after insulting the referee during Atltico Madrids 2 0 defeat by Barcelona on Saturday

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