Diego Costa has scored his tenth goal of
the season to shoot Chelsea to the top of
the English Premier League standings.
Diego Costa celebrates his lone goal with
The Brazilian striker found the much
sought goal in the 41st minute to grasp
all three points for ‘the blues’ away at
Costa stylishly flicked the ball into the
net from a set-piece, leaving Victor Valdes
with no chance in goal.
Eden Hazard and Victor Moses did most
of the dirty-job for Conte’s men upfront
but a very formidable Middlesbrough
defence stood firm to repel all forms of
danger earlier on.
Adama Troare as well as Alvaro Negredo
wasted a handful of chances in their bid
to restore parity in the game.
It ended: Middlesbrough 0 – 1 Chelsea.
With 28 points from 12 games, Chelsea
have unseated Liverpool at the summit of
the standings after the Reds only
managed a goalless draw at Southampton
on Saturday, November 19; with Klopp’s
men having 27 points.
Manchester City are third with 27 points
as well, while Arsenal occupy the fourth
position with 25.