Real Madrid: Bale banned two-matches for red card

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Real Madrid just got Gareth Bale back, but will be missing the Welsh attacker for two matches.

Bale was banned and fined under $1000 for picking up a pair of yellow cards against Las Palmas in a 3-3 draw at midweek.

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He missed 10 weeks after undergoing ankle surgery in the Fall, and has two goals in four matches since returning to the fold on Feb. 18.

On the season, the 27-year-old Bale has nine goals and four assists in 20 matches. He’ll miss matches against Eibar (7th) and Betis (14th), the latter of which he scored against in October.