Diego Costa nets twice as Atletico Madrid defeat Celta Vigo

Atletico Madrid stayed in touch with Barcelona with victory over Celta Vigo.

Atletico Madrid stayed in touch with Barcelona with victory over Celta Vigo.

Diego Costa scored twice and also missed a penalty as Atletico Madrid kept up the pressure on Primera Division leaders Barcelona with a 2-1 win over Celta Vigo.

The Brazilian striker missed from the spot in the first half but netted either side of the break to draw his side back level on points with Barcelona at the top of the table.

Celta's consolation goal came from Nolito, but they were not able to grab a share of the spoils.

 
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