Juventus star Douglas Costa apologises for ‘misleading reaction’ after spit, elbow and headbutt on Sassuolo’s Federico di FrancescoTalksport #Douglas_CostaDecember 6, 2018
Costa elbowed Di Francesco first After a VAR consultation from the referee, Costa was sent off and he’s set for further punishment from the Italian authorities.
Costa also headbutted his rival On Instagram, Costa wrote: “I would like to apologise to all of Juventus fans for this misleading reaction in today’s game.
“I was ugly, I am aware and I apologise to everyone for it.
“I make it clear that this isolated attitude does not match what I have always shown in my career.”
Costa finished off his rampage by spitting in Di Francesco’s face Massimiliano Allegri condemned Costa’s actions.
He said: “Maybe he was irritated at a foul before.
“But it does not matter, because this absolutely must not happen.
“The one thing we must avoid doing is falling for provocation.
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