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Chelsea striker Diego Costa

Chelsea vs Maribor team news: Diego Costa ruled out of Champions League clash as Blues still without Ramires and Andre Schurrle

Costa picked up a hamstring injury that has hampered his start to his Chelsea career and will miss the European clash against Maribor

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Italian boss will rest a number of players against Levante on Saturday

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No football is allowed to be shown between 2.45pm and 5.15pm on a Saturday

Gerard Pique to face judge after Barcelona centre-back told a police officer 'you're jealous because I'm famous'

Spanish defender later took to Twitter to apologise

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Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

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