After a pathetic bout of ‘handbags’ with Diego Costa – which saw the Chelsea striker escape with a booking despite catching Gabriel with a flailing arm – the Arsenal defender childishly flicked his studs against his adversary. Right in front of the referee.
Twitter slams Diego Costa after Chelsea win
Gabriel might be the recipient of the pettiest red card in Premier League history.
It was act that sent Costa into full-blown manipulation mode, sucking up to referee Mike Dean and demanding a red card – a wish that was granted shortly afterwards
Twitter, on the other hand, exploded over Costa’s largely unpunished goading:
Source: Isaac Darko, allsports.com.gh
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