Spain pluck victory over Iran with a final score 1-0. In the match at Kazan Arena, Kazan, Costa became the winner.
Golnya this time re-booked from inside the penalty box. He performed very effectively with a record of three goals from three shots on target.
In the data reported by Squawka, Costa is the first Spanish player to score a consecutive goal in a World Cup match after David Villa. In the previous game, he scored twice as Spain drew 3-3 against Portugal.
Costa also led Spain unbeaten in 22 games with a record of 15 wins and seven draws draws. The longest unbeaten rate in the international arena.
Therefore, the Spanish coach, Fernando Hierro, did not hesitate to give praise to his men, especially to Costa.
“Diego is very, very committed, he has scored three goals in two games but he can do better,” Hierro told ESPN FC.
“He is working hard, he is also struggling at the back and on the front lines,” he added.
With the three goals scored, Costa is on the top of the list of top scorers of the 2018 World Cup. His goal record is the same as that of Russian Denis Cheryshev. But, still behind Cristiano Ronalo who has contributed four goals for Portugal.