The captain was sent off in the first leg and must now watch the return on television.
After winning the league of Spain, Zinedine Zidane he quickly thought of the Champions League, contest in which he will have the hard task of turning the series against Manchester City. For this match, the Frenchman will not be able to count on the great captain of Real Madrid, Sergio Ramos.
Why can’t the defender play at Etihad Stadium? He was sent off in the first leg (February 26), at the Santiago Bernabéu, which ended with a 2-1 victory for the English team.
The central defender saw the red card in the 86th minute, after taking down Gabriel Jesús when he was leaving alone to face Thibaut Courtois. The VAR did not intervene, as it was an interpretive move.
That red, in addition to leaving him out of the rematch against the Pep Guardiola team, also has another meaning, since Ramos became the most expelled footballer in the history of the Champions League.
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