Official: a penalty match to Valverde for his lack of Morata
The decisive actionIn the absence of five minutes to conclude the final, a bad control of Dani Carvajal led to a rapid counterattack of Atlético that managed to leave Morata completely alone. The 9 rojiblanco, with meters to run, undertook the race to the goal of Courtois. Fede Valverde was able to recover the position and made a strong entry behind the athletic striker to cut the play and avoid a certain decisive, even at the cost of being expelled.The arbitration recordFrom the beginning, the drafting of the arbitration record of the referee of the final, Sánchez Martínez, already showed that Fede Valverde would only receive a penalty match: “In the 116th minute the player (15) Valverde Dipetta, Federico Santiago was sent off by the next reason: Knock down an opponent thereby preventing a clear chance of scoring. “ The Competition Committee has imposed a penalty match against Real Madrid player Fede Valverde for the foul he committed on Atlético de Madrid striker Álvaro Morata in the Super Cup final disputed in Arabia. The action of the Uruguayan was the direct red card to avoid what could have been the goal of the triumph of Atlético, leading the end to extra time and subsequent penalties in which Madrid won the title.Uruguayan soccer player will fulfill the penalty in League against Sevilla this Saturday at the Santiago Bernabéu (16:00 hours), just as it is established by Article 56.8 of the Disciplinary Code of the RFEF, which states that “the suspension by parties that is a consequence of the Spanish Super Cup regardless of its seriousness, will imply the prohibition of aligning (…) in as many (matches) as the sanction for the order in which they take place” .