Cristiano Ronaldo to miss Spanish Super Cup 2nd leg

Cristiano Ronaldo to miss Spanish Super Cup 2nd leg

- The RFEF turned down Real Madrid's appeal to reduce Cristiano Ronaldo's five game ban

- Ronaldo will still miss the Spanish Super Cup cecond leg clash at the Santiago Bernabeu

- The Portugal captain has received six red cards during his eight years at Los Blancos

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss the Spanish Super Cup second leg against Barcelona after the RFEF turned down Real Madrid's attempt to overturn his five-game ban.

Ronaldo was shown a second yellow card and subsequently a red card in Madrid's 3 - 1 first-leg win at the Camp Nou on Sunday, August 13.

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Cristiano Ronaldo to miss Spanish Super Cup 2nd leg

Ronaldo was shown a red card against Real Madrid. Photo: ESPNfc

After he was sent off, the Portugal captain pushed the official and hewas punished with a four game ban including one for his red card.

ESPN report that Madrid submitted a defence of the player's behaviour to La Liga's Appeals Committee, who discussed the case at lunchtime on Wednesday.

The appeal has been rejected and Ronaldo will not be able to face Barca in Wednesday's second leg.

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Cristiano Ronaldo to miss Spanish Super Cup 2nd leg

The player pushed the referee after he was sent off. Photo: Sky Sports

This was the sixth red card of Ronaldo's eight years at Madrid, and in previous cases the club have often pushed the appeals process as far as possible.

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