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Twitter reactions: Fans lash out at Diego Costa for disgraceful biting

Everyone wants to be Luis Suarez, but you should never go FULL Luis Suarez if it means biting another player and getting a match ban – one that might have Chelsea forward Diego Costa out of action for the foreseeable future and beyond. During a 2-0 loss to Everton in the FA Cup, Costa was seen barring his teeth at a Toffees player before placing them on his neck and earning a red card.

Fans and foes alike of Diego Costa were quick to express their disgust in the 26-year-old striker’s actions – especially with a key stretch of games for Chelsea coming up that may determine if the Blues can clinch a spot in European competition next year.

The incident was of course reminiscent of a similar biting incident by Uruguay and Barcelona striker Luis Suarez in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, a penalty that earned him a whopping four-month ban by FIFA.

Earlier in the match, Costa was seen spitting in the direction of a referee who gave him a yellow card – though he was not additionally penalized for that incident. It remains to be seen if Costa, who has already been suspended earlier this year, will receive a regular suspension or something a little more strict.

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