Real Madrid surprisingly lost the Coppa del Rey final even on the Santiago Bernabeu, in front of their fellow-citizen rivals. Atletico Madrid won 2-1 in overtime and ended the season “en-fanfare”.
The start of the game announcing the nightmare that was to come, given that Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in the 14th minute through a header. The Portuguese reached to 55 goals in 55 games this season, and the Blancos team already felt themselv with a hand on the trophy.
However, Mourinho was eliminated with a quarter of an hour before the end, and in the second half of extra-time, Ronaldo followed his example. The Lusitanian scorer kicked Gabi in the face in the 114th minute and referee Clos Gomes showed him the red card.
According to Spanish media, Real Madrid star will receive two to four stages of suspension for his gesture, applicable in La Liga, so he will miss the rest of the season. In the last games in La Liga, the team ranked 2nd will play at home ground against Osasuna.
In addition, the final lost against Atletico could be the last appearance of Cristiano Ronaldo in the Real Madrid jersey, given that more and more speculations have been launched recently about his departure by the team from Santiago Bernabeu.