The Real Madrid captain faces an additional ban after his yellow card against Ajax in the Champions League last-16 first leg
Sergio Ramos has been charged by UEFA for intentionally gaining a yellow card in Real Madrid’s Champions League last-16 first-leg succeed at Ajax.
The Spain international was given a yellow card in the 89th moment of his side’s 2-1 triumph in Amsterdam, which implies he is suspended for the second leg at Santiago Bernabeu on March 5.
Ramos proposed in a meeting after the match that he had taken the card purposefully in order to maintain a strategic distance from the danger of a suspension in the quarter-finals, in spite of the fact that he later backtracked on those remarks.
In any case, UEFA has selected to accuse the Madrid captain of accepting a yellow card intentionally, with their Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body to hear the case on Thursday.
A week ago, Valencia midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia was given a two-game banned by UEFA for being reserved purposely in the Europa League meeting with Celtic.
The midfielder was given a yellow card in the 82nd moment of his side’s 2-0 win in Glasgow for postponing a free-kick.
An alert late on in the primary leg not long ago managed the 32-year-old out of the second leg for the safeguarding champions.
Cards got amid the challenge are cleaned however not until the quarter-last stage, which means a booking in the Dutch capital would have ruled him out of the first round of any last eight conflict.
Rather, the World Cup champ selected to miss the second leg, with Real chances on to advance after away goal from Karim Benzema and Marco Asensio.
Talking after the game, Ramos seemed to brag about his activities while addressing the media however could now miss the diversion he endeavored to guarantee he could be chosen for.
“Taking a gander at the outcome I would lie on the off chance that I said it wasn’t purposeful,” he said.
“It’s something I was reasoning about, it’s not to think little of the adversary nor state the tie is finished yet in football you need to take troublesome choices so I chose to do it.”
Notwithstanding, having seemed to understand the seriousness of the demonstration, Ramos made a quick back-track via web-based networking media.
“In a diversion there is dependably a great deal of strain and you need to take choices in a moment or two. The best thing about today was the outcome, the most exceedingly awful that I won’t be in the second leg because of one minute in the diversion,” he posted.
“I need to clarify that this damages me more than it would hurt anybody, I didn’t get the yellow card deliberately, much the same as the last yellow card I got in the challenge, and I will bolster from the stands like some other fan trusting we get into the quarter-finals.”