Ramos says after the 23rd red card, Spanish arbitrators are more stringent than European

Ramos says after the 23rd red card, Spanish arbitrators are more stringent than European

According to Sergio Ramos are the referees in Spain are stricter than in the rest of Europe. The defender of Real Madrid got Sunday against Deportivo La Coruña the 23rd red card of his career.

“I do not agree with my red card,” says Ramos at Marca. “It is a very strict decision, but I respect the opinion of the referee.”

“We would be a bit more to English football should watch, let them much more to play. Also in European competitions, there is much more tolerated than in Spain.”

The defender got a 0-3 lead in injury time with his second yellow card. In an air duel with Borja Valle hit his opponent with an arm in the face.

Referee José Luis Gonzalez Gonzalez forgot to play, but he rebuked Ramos a moment later, on the advice of the touch judge.

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The 31-year-old Ramos got eighteen of the 23 red cards in the Spanish league. Three times he was sent off the field in the Champions League and twice in the Copa del Rey. Ramos played 405 matches in the Primera Division.

The defender of Real Madrid was his eighteenth red card, the record of Pablo Alfaro and Xavi Aguado. They had in the nineties and the beginning of this century, respectively, 418 and 383 duels need to be eighteen red cards to collect in La Liga.

Due to his red card misses Ramos, normally the competitieduel with Valencia next weekend. Real Madrid are considering another appeal against the second yellow card, giving the defender a suspension can evade.

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