Atletico Madrid on Tuesday announced that Diego Costa did not take part in the training session after suffering a foot injury. Costa, 30, is to follow a different training approach after sustaining his injury in Saturday’s 3-2 La Liga win over Athletic Bilbao, the match which marked Costa’s return after missing Leganes and Dortmund’s games due to a muscle injury, reports Efe. Also Read - Barcelona vs Valladolid: Dembele Winner Helps Barca Move Within One Point of La Liga Leaders Atletico Madrid
“Diego Costa has suffered a bruised foot,” the La Liga side said in an official statement on the team website, adding that: “The Atleti striker is to follow an alternative training programme, receive medical treatment and physiotherapy.” Also Read - LET vs HUE Dream11 Team Prediction LaLiga Santander: Captain, Vice-captain, Fantasy Playing Tips, Predicted XIs For Today's Levante vs Huesca Football Match at Estadi Ciutat de Valencia 12:30 AM IST April 3 Saturday
The Los Rojiblancos currently have five injured players — the four defenders Diego Godin and Jose Maria Gimenez of Uruguay, Montenegrin Stefan Savic and Frenchman Lucas Hernandez along with Costa. Also Read - Real Sociedad vs Barcelona: Lionel Messi And Sergino Dest Strike Twice in Spectacular 6-1 Win
Atletico is next set to clash with Barcelona on November 24.