Medina Cantalejo was a fine referee in his day and replaces another solid match official, Velasco Carballo as head of the Spanish referee board.
After recent indifferent form, Barça delivered a well below-par performance in Vallecas where they only managed one shot on target in the 90 minutes
Sheriff's victory over Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabéu represents the reward for the underdogs coming from nowhere to take down arguably the biggest club in world football.
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Alfredo Relaño looks back on Real Madrid's emphatic 6-1 win over Mallorca at the Santiago Bernabéu on Wednesday.
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