Costa hits four as Atletico smash Real Madrid 7-3

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  • Saturday, 27 Jul 2019

Jul 26, 2019; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Atletico de Madrid forward Diego Costa (19) scores his third goal against Real Madrid on a penalty kick during the first half of an International Champions Cup soccer series match at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Reuters) - Diego Costa scored four goals as Real Madrid were embarrassed 7-3 by rivals Atletico Madrid in the final match of their United States tour in New Jersey on Friday.

Real fielded a strong side once again, with new signings Eden Hazard and Luka Jovic starting up front and Gareth Bale again on the bench, but were 5-0 down at the end of a shambolic first half.

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