Diego Costa received a 8 match suspension for his behavior while getting a red card during Atletico Madrid’s 2-0 loss to Barcelona.
Costa reportedly insulted the referee’s mother, although Costa claims that the ref misheard his insult. Costa received a 4 match ban for the verbal confrontation and another 4 matches for grabbing the referee’s arm.
Atleti have 10 days to appeal the ban.
The club were also fined $6700, with Costa receiving a $3100 fine.