Costa’s tantrum steals the show

Chelsea's draw with Tottenham on Sunday provided little in the way of on-field highlights, and despite not making it onto the pitch, Diego Costa has come in for a lot of attention.

The striker found himself on the bench for the London derby and was none too pleased about it. Costa and manager Jose Mourinho had shared a few choice words during the week, and there was more to follow from the pair.

Speaking after the 0-0 draw, Mourinho said that Costa was "privileged" to have been on the bench.

"If he [Costa] watched the game with some attention from the bench he will know what is needed from him," Mourinho said.

"I think Diego is privileged because he is last one on the bench. Everyone else has been on bench."

Judging from Costa's brooding, he wasn't feeling too privileged to be sitting among the replacements.

When Costa realized he would not be making an appearance as a substitute, he threw his toys out of his cot. Or more accurately, he threw his bib at manager Jose Mourinho.

While Costa was anything but happy, team-mate John Obi Mikel did seem to see the funny side of things…

Mourinho himself wasn't too fazed by the incident…

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It certainly is interesting times at Chelsea.

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