Bale sees red for first time in Madrid career

Madrid (AFP) – Gareth Bale was sent-off for the first time in his Real Madrid career for lashing out at Las Palmas midfielder Jonathan Viera on Wednesday.

Bale was shown a straight red three minutes into the second-half with the scores level at 1-1 for pushing Viera after reacting angrily to a late challenge by the Spaniard.

The Welshman has only recently returned to action after three months out due to ankle ligament damage.

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