COSTA FRUSTRATED WITH LACK OF GOALS
international goal tally and believes he has a lot
of room for improvement for La Roja
Diego Costa has acknowledged that he has
been struggling to find his best form for Spain
and is desperate to score more goals for the
The 26-year-old has netted just once for the
reigning European champions since making
his debut in the 1-0 friendly win over Italy in
March 2014 and has received considerable
criticism for his lack of goals.
Costa once more failed to find the net in Spain's
1-0 Euro 2016 qualification win over Macedonia
on Tuesday and he has now admitted he must
"Iâ€™ve got a lot to improve and Iâ€™ve got to start
scoring goals," the Chelsea star was quoted as
saying by AS.
"There will be no lack of effort on my part. I'll
keep working hard at my club to improve.
"I am always filled with ambition whenever I get
called for the national team.
"On a personal level I am not happy because I
didn't manage to score against
Macedonia, although I'm happy with the victory.
Weâ€™ve gained three points which are important
for our qualification."
The striker picked up a yellow card in midweek
which rules him out of the match against
Luxembourg due to suspension, much to his
"Am I suspended against Luxembourg? Itâ€™s the
first Iâ€™ve heard about it...," he added
Costa's only goal for Spain came in the 4-0 win
over Luxembourg in October 2014.
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