Juventus striker, Douglas Costa has apologised to the membership fans after being despatched off for spitting within the face of Sassuolo’s Federico Di Francesco in a 2-1 Serie A win in Turin on Sunday.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first objectives for Juventus however the champions’ fourth win in as many video games this season was overshadowed by Brazilian Costa’s late purple card for spitting at Di Francesco the 24-year-old son of Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco.
“I would love to apologise to all of the Juventus fans for my unsuitable response throughout immediately’s recreation, I additionally apologise to my teammates, who’re at all times by my aspect, in good and dangerous instances. It was ugly, I’m conscious of that and I apologise to everybody for that. I need to clarify that this remoted conduct has nothing to do with what I’ve proven all through my profession” he wrote on Instagram.
Costa now faces an prolonged ban with coach Massimiliano Allegri irritated with the ahead for “rising to provocation”.
“Perhaps he was irritated at a foul earlier than, but it surely doesn’t matter, as a result of these items ought to completely not occur. The one factor we should keep away from is rising to provocation. We may have scored a 3rd purpose, however as a substitute we began to play as people, we tried to dribble previous everybody, this wound up the opposition, who then reacted badly and then you definately get conditions like Douglas Costa,” stated Allegri.