Ramos charged by UEFA with drawing deliberate booking

first_imgBut straight after the game, he had appeared to admit that he got himself booked on purpose.“The truth is that given the result I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t something I had in mind,” Ramos had said.“It is not to underestimate the opponent but sometimes there is a time to make decisions and I have done so.”Real resume their bid for a fourth consecutive Champions League title in the return leg against Ajax at the Santiago Bernabeu on March 5. Paris, France | AFP | Real Madrid centre-back Sergio Ramos was charged by UEFA on Tuesday for “receiving a yellow card on purpose” during their Champions League last-16 tie with Ajax.The Spaniard was booked for a tackle on Kasper Dolberg in Real’s 2-1 first-leg victory in Amsterdam on February 13, two minutes after Marco Asensio scored the winning goal.Three yellow cards bring a one-match suspension but Ramos may have seen sitting out the second match against Ajax as preferable to potentially missing a match later in the competition.UEFA said that Ramos’ case would be dealt with on Thursday.European football’s governing body set a precedent last season when Real full-back Dani Carvajal was suspended for two games after initially earning a booking in the group stage.The 32-year-old Ramos said the day after the match that he did not “force the card”. Share on: WhatsAppcenter_img FILE PHOTO: Sergio Ramoslast_img

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