Barcelona 2-2 Real Madrid

Real Madrid to appeal Ramos card

January 27, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has revealed that the club will be appealing his sending off in Wednesday night's El Clasico against rivals Barcelona in the Copa del Rey.

Sergio Ramos
GettyImagesSergio Ramos walks off the pitch

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Ramos, 25, was given his marching orders as his side battled back to a 2-2 draw that would ultimately not prove enough to keep them in the competition. The defender picked up a second yellow card for an aerial challenge with Sergio Busquets that looked harsh on replays, despite the Barca midfielder's reaction.

Ramos would not comment on the incident after the game, but took to Twitter to defend himself and reveal the appeal decision.

"I am happy that the club are appealing my second yellow card because even though some don't stop rolling around [on the turf], I didn't touch him [Busquets]," the defender wrote.