sport news Diego Costa makes Atletico Madrid return against Llieda

Diego Costa made his return at Atletico Madrid as a second-half substitute Costa was named in the squad to play in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday The former Chelsea striker started on the bench in the game against Lleida He has already spoken of his delight to be back at the La Liga club It only took Costa five minutes to re-open his account for Atletico on Wednesday 

By Tom Farmery For Mailonline

Published: 17:44 GMT, 3 January 2018 | Updated: 19:28 GMT, 3 January 2018

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Diego Costa made his long awaited return for Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night after he was came on as a substitute in the 65th minute against Lleida.

Costa started on the bench in the Copa del Rey round of 16 tie against their second tier opponents. It marked his first appearance for the club since leaving to join Chelsea in 2014.

And it only took him five minutes after he came on for Angel Correa to re-open his account for Atletico, scoring in the 70th minute.

Diego Costa made his return for Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night in the Copa del Rey

Diego Costa made his return for Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night in the Copa del Rey

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