Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey was sent off while in action for Atletico Madrid in their 3-1 home reverse against in-form Real Madrid in the Spanish La Liga on Saturday afternoon.
Casemiro, Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale scored for Los Blancos with French World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann netting the consolation goal in the first-half.
Referee Javier Estrada Fernandez didn’t hesitate to flash the card to Partey when he harshly tackled and fouled a Real Madrid player in the middle.
Partey made a bad challenge in the 82nd which caused the referee to show him his second booking of the afternoon.
The results of the game has catapulted Real Madrid above Atletico to second spot.
By El Akyereko
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