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Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid star goes unpunished for punch of Edimar, handed two-match ban

LFP Disciplinary Committe pardons Cristiano Ronaldo, Madrid star to be available for derby against Atletico Madrid.

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Ronaldo was taught to be on the verge of missing three La Liga games straight or more for Saturday’s unruly act on Cordoba defender, Edimar.

Penalty for a straight Red card is a two-match ban, and an off-the-ball offense increases the sanction.

The 29 year-old’s two-match ban for the direct send-off stands, but he is pardoned for the kick and slap to Jose Crespo.

He will be available for the Madrid derby against Atletico Madrid.

Spanish newspaper, AS confirmed the verdict of the League body’s disciplinary committee on Wednesday

‘LFP Disciplinary Committee hands Cristiano Ronaldo a two-match ban for his sending off against Córdoba, meaning he will not miss the derby.’

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