Diego Costa will have St Stephen's Day off after a fifth Premier League booking, and Twitter had a good old chuckle

Diego Costa has enjoyed a fine season thus far, with 13 goals and five assists to his name: that deserves a Christmas break, right?

Well some football fans seem to think that’s what he reckons as well. Five bookings results in a one-game suspension, and Costa has been on four cautions for 10 games now.

And lo and behold, with 22 minutes gone…

Like we said earlier, if anybody has earned some Premier League holiday time this year, it’s Costa .

That said, could the Blues’ winning run end without him?

Bournemouth’s chances of an upset in their game against Chelsea might just have received a boost.

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