Injury woe strikes Chelsea's Diego Costa
Published 05/09/2014 | 17:59
The 25-year-old has been hampered by similar problems for the last four months and had to limp out of Spain's friendly defeat to France on Thursday after feeling the injury.
His participation in last week's 6-3 win at Everton had been in question because of his hamstring, but he played and scored twice.
Costa's first problems with his hamstrings came towards the end of his time with Atletico Madrid.
After battling against the problem for a month, he had to be replaced nine minutes into their Champions League final loss to Real Madrid.
A brief statement from the Spanish Football Federation said: "Diego Costa is not available for selection because of an injury to the hamstring muscle in his left thigh,
"All imaging tests will be sent to Chelsea."