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

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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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