Diego Costa sent off for head-butt as Brentford and Wolves share points | Premier League

Diego Costa was sent off for a head‑butt in stoppage time as Wolves battled to a draw at Brentford. A Rúben Neves cracker secured a point after Ben Mee had given the hosts the lead.

However the veteran striker Costa took exception to being marked by Mee and was shown a straight red card by Bobby Madley. The referee, officiating in the Premier League for the first time since he was sacked more than four years ago, checked his pitchside monitor before giving Costa his marching orders.

Costa will now serve a three‑match ban, meaning he will not feature again for Wolves until after the…

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