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World Cup 2018: Top 5 finishers of the group stage

Jidonu Mauyon
ANALYST
Top 5 / Top 10
5.17K   //    29 Jun 2018, 09:03 IST

#4. Diego Costa

Spain  v Morocco  -World Cup
The former Chelsea striker was outstanding during the group stage

The World Cup has witnessed a lot of incredible attackers who have seized the opportunity to announce their names on the big stage with their unbelievable records in front of goal. Atletico Madrid sharpshooter, Diego Costa is one of the few strikers that dominated the headlines during the group stage of the tournament.

With 3 goals in just 3 matches, Costa has put himself among the elite scorers in Russia. The Spain International has been scoring in every 80 minutes, converting up to 57% of his total 7 shots during the group stage of the competition.

The Atletico Madrid hitman has also been a real threat in one-on-one situations, with 2 of his goals coming from inside the box and only one coming from outside. Having helped Spain to reach the knockout phase, Costa has a great chance to prove himself in Russia this year.


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