Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid captain charged with getting booked deliberately against Ajax

Accurate Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has played a key operate of their three consecutive Champions League triumphs

Sergio Ramos has been charged by Uefa with “receiving a yellow card on cause” in Accurate Madrid’s Champions League final-16 first leg with Ajax.

Ramos fouled Kasper Dolberg in the 89th minute with Accurate main 2-1, that methodology he’s suspended for the 2d leg.

Uefa opened an investigation into the Spaniard when, after the match, he urged reporters he would “be lying if I stated I didn’t power [the booking]”.

The case will be dealt with on 28 February.

Ramos later clarified his publish-match feedback, asserting: “I became as soon as referring to forcing the execrable, a execrable that became as soon as inevitable. To no longer forcing the reserving.

“It became as soon as a very abominable counter-****** in the 88th minute, with an open match and the tie as properly.”

He added: “That’s the reason I stated that I would lie if I stated I did now no longer know that I became as soon as carrying a penalty, factual as I knew that I had no other replacement than to create a mistake. And that’s what I intended after I stated that in soccer or now no longer it is miles crucial to create complicated choices.”

By choosing up a suspension at this stage Ramos reduces the threat of missing a potentially more crucial match later in the competition, as all bookings are wiped following the quarter-final stage.

However, a participant who is came across to absorb obtained a reserving intentionally could maybe per chance even be banned for 2 games.

When requested if he knew the execrable became as soon as liable to result in a yellow card and a ban, Ramos stated: “Yes, nonetheless I had no replacement.”

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