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Real Madrid’s Rodrygo banned for El Clasico after bizarre red card

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Rodrygo will not be available for Sunday’s El Clasico with Barcelona after the forward was sent off playing for Castilla.

Rodrygo has not not been included in the Los Blancos match day squad for the last three La Liga games.

And due to Eden Hazard’s latest setback, the Brazilian was in line for a recall by Zinedine Zidane as per Goal.

And now, the 19-year-old is suspended after picking up a bizarre red card playing for the B side.

Rodrygo scored a final solo goal in their 2-0 win over SS Reyes, but was then given a second yellow card for goading the goalkeeper.

With Hazard expected to be sidelined for three to four months, Zidane had personally reassured the Brazilian he was part of his plans.

Madrid’s form has not been the best of late and this piece of news would be only be worse music to Zidane’s ears.

However, Rodrygo will still be available to play for Real Madrid against Manchester City in the Champions League.