Pablo Zabaleta: 'Diego Costa should have been sent off'Pablo Zabaleta says that Diego Costa should have been sent off after Manchester City drew 1-1 with Chelsea on Sunday.
Match Analysis: Manchester City 1-1 ChelseaSports Mole takes a closer look at Chelsea's 1-1 draw away to Manchester City in the Premier League.
Result: Frank Lampard denies Chelsea with late equaliser at the EtihadFrank Lampard rescues a point for 10-man Manchester City against former club Chelsea as the two Premier League title favourites play out a 1-1 draw.
Team News: Chelsea make two changes for Manchester City meeting, Diego Costa statsJose Mourinho makes two changes to his starting lineup for the visit to face Manchester City, while Manuel Pellegrini rings the changes to his side.
Diego Costa urges Manchester City to "provoke" himChelsea striker Diego Costa warns Manchester City that he will score against them if they provoke him at the Etihad Stadium.
Glenn Hoddle: "Diego Costa is the real deal"Glenn Hoddle feels that Chelsea striker Diego Costa has all the attributes needed to have long-term success in the Premier League.
Jose Mourinho defends Diego Costa approachChelsea boss Jose Mourinho feels that there is nothing wrong with Diego Costa's approach to the game amid criticism of his style of play.
Martin Keown: 'Diego Costa is mixture of Dennis Bergkamp and Didier Drobga'Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown believes that Diego Costa combines the ability of Didier Drogba and Dennis Bergkamp.
Sep 20, 15:13
David Silva: 'We can stop Diego Costa'Manchester City midfielder David Silva insists that his side are capable of shutting down Chelsea forward Diego Costa in their Premier League clash on Sunday.
Sep 20, 02:50
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Diego Costa not only Chelsea threat'Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes that striker Diego Costa is not the only Chelsea player that will test his side this weekend.
Sep 19, 20:24
Preview: Manchester City vs. ChelseaSports Mole previews the match between Premier League champions Manchester City and current leaders Chelsea.
Sep 19, 17:59
Jose Mourinho: 'Diego Costa will start against Manchester City'Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reveals that striker Diego Costa will start for his side against Manchester City on Sunday afternoon.
Sep 19, 13:04
Live Coverage: Jose Mourinho's weekly Chelsea press conferenceSports Mole brings you live coverage of Jose Mourinho's pre-match press conference ahead of Chelsea's match against Manchester City in the Premier League.
Sep 19, 12:15
Didier Drogba full of praise for "hungry" Diego CostaDidier Drogba claims that Diego Costa is exactly what Chelsea needed as they search for success this season.
Sep 19, 05:23
Jose Mourinho concerned over Diego Costa fitnessJose Mourinho admits that star striker Diego Costa "had a problem" over his fitness having picked up an injury on international duty recently.
Sep 18, 07:30
Player Ratings: Chelsea 1-1 Schalke 04Sports Mole assesses who impressed, and who didn't, during Chelsea's Champions League clash with Schalke 04.
Sep 17, 23:23
Jose Mourinho: 'Diego Costa was not fit enough to play'Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho admits that striker Diego Costa was not in the right condition to play in his side's Champions League clash with Schalke 04.
Sep 17, 22:31
Result: Chelsea waste chances to win Champions League openerChelsea are pegged back by a resilient Schalke 04 in an entertaining 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge in the Champions League group stage.
Sep 17, 21:44
Team News: Didier Drogba replaces Diego Costa for ChelseaDidier Drogba replaces Diego Costa in the Chelsea starting XI for tonight's Champions League encounter against Schalke 04.
Sep 17, 18:54
Premier League weekend: Five talking pointsSports Mole picks out five of the main talking points to have arisen from the latest batch of Premier League matches.
Sep 16, 12:50
Premier League in numbers: Week 4Sports Mole looks back on the most recent round of Premier League fixtures with a selection of statistics from each encounter.
Sep 16, 11:54
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the WeekSports Mole picks out the 11 Premier League players that impressed us the most during the fourth round of matches.
Sep 16, 10:57
Pat Nevin expects Chelsea to come out firing against Schalke 04Pat Nevin believes that Chelsea will come firing out of the blocks when they take on Schalke in their opening Champions League group game on Wednesday.
Sep 16, 08:47
Diego Costa hails Chelsea "family"Diego Costa hails the "family" atmosphere at Chelsea after netting seven goals in his first four games at the club.
Sep 16, 06:44
Jamie Carragher praises Atletico Madrid coach Diego SimeoneJamie Carragher praises the work conducted by Diego Simeone as Atletico Madrid coach.
Sep 16, 04:01
Preview: Chelsea vs. Schalke 04Sports Mole looks ahead to Chelsea's Champions League group opener against German club Schalke 04 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
Sep 15, 16:23
Champions League 2014-15: Group G previewSports Mole takes a closer look at the teams that make up Group G of this season's Champions League, including Chelsea.
Sep 15, 12:11
Jose Mourinho praises Diego Costa characterChelsea manager Jose Mourinho praises Diego Costa for playing through the pain barrier in the 4-2 victory over Swansea, following a hamstring complaint.
Sep 15, 09:27
Diego Costa hopeful scoring run can continueChelsea striker Diego Costa admits that he is determined to continue his excellent start to the season after notching a hat-trick against Swansea City.
Sep 15, 03:45
Jamie Redknapp: 'Diego Costa is the complete package'Former Premier League midfielder Jamie Redknapp says that Chelsea's Diego Costa is the "real deal" following his hat-trick against Swansea City at the weekend.
Sep 15, 01:27
Nemanja Matic hails Diego Costa's impact at ChelseaChelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic praises Diego Costa for the form that has seen him score seven goals in four games since his arrival from Atletico Madrid.
Sep 14, 21:15
Jose Mourinho: 'Cesc Fabregas is dream teammate for strikers'Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes that it is "the dream for every striker" to play alongside midfielder Cesc Fabregas.
Sep 14, 14:11
Garry Monk taking positives from Chelsea defeatSwansea City manager Garry Monk praises his players after seeing them lose 4-2 to Premier League leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 13, 19:45
Jose Mourinho praises Diego Costa formJose Mourinho says that Diego Costa's goalscoring form for Chelsea is "not normal" after the striker netted a hat-trick against Swansea City this afternoon.
Sep 13, 18:42
Jose Mourinho: 'We could have scored six against Swansea City'Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes that his side could have scored six goals in their Diego Costa-inspired win over Swansea City at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 13, 18:28
Player Ratings: Chelsea 4-2 Swansea CitySports Mole rates the performances of each of the players involved in Chelsea's 4-2 win over Swansea.
Sep 13, 17:42
Alan Shearer: 'Chelsea's Diego Costa is the real deal'Chelsea forward Diego Costa earns the praise of Premier League legend and former striker Alan Shearer following his match-winning hat-trick against Swansea City.
Sep 13, 17:29
Match Analysis: Chelsea 4-2 Swansea CitySports Mole takes a closer look at Chelsea's Diego Costa-inspired 4-2 victory over Swansea City at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 13, 17:13
Result: Diego Costa hat-trick downs Swansea CityDiego Costa bags a hat-trick as Chelsea beat Swansea 4-2 at Stamford Bridge to maintain their 100% start to the Premier League season.
Sep 13, 16:52
Half-Time Report: Late Diego Costa header denies Swansea City advantageChelsea hitman Diego Costa heads a late first-half equaliser to hold Swansea to a 1-1 half-time draw at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 13, 15:49