Diego Godin praises Diego Costa, David Villa

Godin praises Costa, Villa
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Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin lavishes praise on Diego Costa and David Villa.

Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin has praised the recent performances of Diego Costa and David Villa.

Costa has scored 13 league goals for the capital outfit this season, while Villa, who arrived from Barcelona in the summer, has netted six times.

"Diego Costa and Villa are really good up front," Godin told reporters at a press conference.

"Their goals are very important but they are also very involved in the defensive side of things. They come back to help the defence often."

Atletico currently sit second in La Liga, one point behind leaders Barcelona.

Diego Costa of Club Atletico de Madrid celebrates after scoring his team's 2nd goal during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Athletic Club at Vicente Calderon stadium on November 3, 2013
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