Liga - Ronaldo red card referee sidelined for a month

The referee who gave Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo a red card at the weekend has been given a month off.

Liga - Ronaldo sees red – but was he stitched up by Oscar-winning performance?

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Miguel Angel Ayza Gamez showed the Portugal international a straight red card for striking out at Carlos Gurpegi in Los Blancos’ 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

But Cadena Cope have revealed that the official is set for four weeks ‘in the freezer’ after his performance.

The radio station also confirm that Gamez will not be in charge of any other Real Madrid games this season.

Ronaldo has been handed a three-game ban for his actions at the weekend, and an alleged gesture towards the fourth official when coming off.

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