x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 23 January 2018

Sunday cover: Diego Costa and attack-minded Chelsea

The National's Sport cover for the Sunday, August 31 issue, featuring Diego Costa of Chelsea after a raucous 6-3 win over Everton in the English Premier League on Saturday.

The National’s Sport cover for the Sunday, August 31 issue, featuring Diego Costa of Chelsea after a raucous 6-3 win over Everton in the English Premier League on Saturday.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was effusive in his praise of the striker, purchased over the summer from Atletico Madrid, saying, “It was the complete performance of a striker. The perfect peformance in every aspect.”

The win sent Mourinho’s side top of the Premier League table, with nine points and a plus-7 goal difference three matches into the young football season.

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