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Controversial midfielder looks a good bet to see a card this evening

Barcelona's Sergio Busquets is attracting punters who reckon the midfielder will pick up a caution against Real Madrid. The 22-year-old has made the headlines for alleged racist comments in last week's game and is 2.70 to be cautioned tonight.

Busquets was involved in controversy during last season's semi-final at Camp Nou against Inter when Thiago Motta was given an early bath. He was roundly criticised for play-acting before referee Frank de Bleeckere handed out a red card in the contest which Barcelona went on to win on the night.

De Bleeckere is also in charge of tonight's game and is 1.40 not to give Busquets a card of any nature. The Blaugrana star has so far only been given one yellow card in the competition back in November against Copenhagen.

Sergio Busquets odds (Unibet)
Yellow or red card - Yes @ 2.70/No 1.40


Real Madrid's Lassana Diarra is the favourite to see a card in the game @ 1.72. His team-mate Ricardo Carvalho, who was sent-off against Real Zaragoza last weekend, is 1.90 to see any card 12.0 to be given his marching orders.

The likelihood of a red card is 2.30 to occur compared to 1.55 against. At least one player has been sent off in every single Clasico this season.

Match Odds: Barcelona 1.65, Draw 4.25, Real Madrid 4.75 (Unibet)


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