Atletico Madrid's Spanish forward Diego Costa (L) and Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann run during a training session at the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium in Madrid on December 31, 2017. / AFP / PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU
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Diego Costa scored a goal and had an injury scare in his first five minutes back with Atletico Madrid Wednesday.Costa went on as a second-half substitute to help Atletico win 4-0 at 10-man Lleida in the first leg of their Copa del Rey's round-of-16 meeting.Costa moved back to Atletico after he fell out with Chelsea coach Antonio Conte despite helping the English side win the Premier League last season.However, Costa and fellow newcomer Victor "Vitolo" Machin couldn't play for Atletico until 2018 when the club's ban on fielding new players for violating FIFA regulations regarding youth players expired.Coach Diego Simeone sent Costa on in the 64th minute.Costa, 29, helped Atletico win the 2013 Copa del Rey and the 2014 Spanish league title, as well as reach the Champions League final, before moving to Chelsea where he played for three seasons.
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