Huge blow for Actual Madrid
UEFA have given Actual Madrid captain Sergio Ramos an prolonged Champions League ban after discovering him responsible of intentionally getting booked in opposition to Ajax.
The Spanish defender has been extremely necessary for Los Blancos within the Champions League for a few years however will now miss the following two video games.
That may embody the second leg of the conflict with Ajax and the primary leg within the spherical of 16 ought to Madrid progress.
This all comes after Ramos was adjudged to have intentionally made a cynical deal with so as to get a yellow card and miss the following Champions League recreation.
The rationale Ramos would achieve from that is that he would miss the Ajax second leg, one thing probably much less necessary than a crunch last-16 tie within the subsequent spherical.
Nonetheless, UEFA have now made positive he’ll miss each, discovering him responsible of a deliberate reserving.
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“For clearly receiving a yellow card on goal”
In a press release quoted by Purpose, UEFA’s Management, Ethics and Disciplinary Physique claimed Ramos was responsible of ‘clearly receiving a yellow card on goal’.
“The CEDB has determined to droop the Actual Madrid CF participant Sergio Ramos for 2 (2) UEFA competitors matches for which he could be in any other case eligible for clearly receiving a yellow card on goal,” learn the assertion.
“The 2-match suspension consists of the automated one-match suspension for the repeated cautions.”
The state of affairs is definitely nearly similar to the one involving Dani Carvajal in 2017.
The defender was adjudged to have obtained a yellow card on goal and missed the primary leg of the last-16 in consequence.
Now, Actual Madrid must do with out Ramos for the following two video games.
Actual Madrid’s Sergio Ramos charged by UEFA for deliberate reserving
This was solely the second a part of UEFA’s punishment.
The governing physique really charged Ramos earlier within the week.
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