Now, it should be noted that these two have a bit of a history. Last season, Ramos got away with elbowing Costa, but during Atletico's loss on Saturday, Costa got away with a lot of indiscretions of his own -- headbutting Ramos and backhanding him in the mouth (video here). So, Ramos felt the need to strike back, hocking a wad of saliva at Costa while the referee had his head turned.
There are no winners here.
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