Bale: Real Madrid man handed two-match ban for red card
Gareth Bale is to sit out Real's LaLiga clashes with Eibar and Real Betis over his dismissal against Las Palmas on Wednesday night.Real Madrid-Manchester United live online
Gareth Bale has been handed a two-match suspension for his sending-off in Real Madrid's LaLiga clash with Las Palmas on Wednesday evening.
Dismissed in midweek LaLiga draw
The Welshman was shown a straight red card in the 3-3 draw at the Santiago Bernabéu for a second-half shove on Las Palmas player Jonathan Viera.
The ruling by the Spanish Football Federation's disciplinary committee means Bale is to miss Real's top-flight fixtures at Eibar and at home to Real Betis.
Real Madrid appeal rejected
Madrid lodged an appeal against the two-game ban in the wake of the committee's decision, but saw their challenge turned down.
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