Barcelona Vs. Real Madrid, 2012 El Clasico: Sergio Ramos Dismissed

Were you waiting for a red card in this match? Of course you were. Sergio Ramos is the one who gets it after going up for a header with Sergio Busquets. Both sets of players have their arms up, and Ramos wins the header, hitting Busquets in the face in the process. It's probably not a yellow card, but the referee goes for his pocket anyway and since Ramos was already on a booking, he has to go. The less said about Busquets's antics there, the better

That'll sending off will probably take most of the stress out of the rest of the match. Barcelona are almost irresistable in possession when you have eleven men against them. Ten? No chance whatsoever. Incidentally, Carles Puyol failed to pick up a booking for a very nasty challenge on Karim Benzema just before that Ramos red.

For more on the two teams, check out Real Madrid blog Managing Madrid and FC Barcelona blog Barca Blaugranes. We have live coverage of the match in our Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, 2012 El Clasico StoryStream.

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