Sergio Ramos sets La Liga red card record

first_imgReal Madrid Sergio Ramos sets La Liga red card record Allen Ramsey Last updated 1 year ago 06:35 12/3/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(7) Sergio Ramos, Real Madrid Juan Manuel Serrano Arce Real Madrid Sergio Ramos Athletic Club v Real Madrid Athletic Club Primera División The Real Madrid defender has been sent off more than any other player in the history of the league, having been red carded again on Saturday Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos was sent off late in a 0-0 draw with Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, making him the most red-carded player in the history of La Liga. The sending off, given after his second yellow of the night for an elbow on Aritz Aduriz, was the 19th time the Spanish defender has been shown red in league play, taking him one clear of Xavi Aguado and Pablo Alfaro, who have both been sent of 18 times.  19 – Sergio Ramos has been sent off more times than any other player in La Liga history. Mask. pic.twitter.com/sAfp1fzIwI — OptaJose (@OptaJose) December 2, 2017 While the red card didn’t do much to change the match for Madrid, who let a golden chance to close the gap on league leaders Barcelona slip after Ernesto Valverde’s side were held by Celta earlier in the day, it will rule Ramos out for next week’s crunch clash against Sevilla.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Misfiring Madrid have now earned their fewest points through 14 matchdays in nearly a decade, with just 28 of the 42 on offer picked up. 28 – Real Madrid have earned the fewest points in La Liga afer 14 MD (28) since season 2008/09 (26), when they ended as runner up after Barcelona. Fall. pic.twitter.com/n07dvTaT8X — OptaJose (@OptaJose) December 2, 2017 While Los Blancos have certainly not been at their best, Barca’s result leaves them just eight points back of their rivals. The two will meet two days before Christmas in what will be a vital match for Zinedine Zidane’s side if they are to have any chance at retaining their league crown.last_img

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