The veteran midfielder was dismissed in added time during La Real’s 0-0 weekend draw at home to Real Betis following a melee in the final seconds.
Silva reacted angrily to referee Isidro Díaz de Mera Escuderos’ decision not to award a foul in the hosts favor in the 93rd minute and he was immediately shown a straight red card.
💥 OFICIAL I 2 partidos de sanción para David Silva
🟥 El canario fue expulsado por decirle "vete a la mierda" al colegiado Díaz de Mera
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As per reports from Diario Sport , the RFEF disciplinary board have opted to increase his mandatory one-game suspension, for a non-violent dismissal, to two matches.
The report states Díaz de Mera Escuderos concluded in his post match report, the former Spanish international told him to ‘go to hell’, in a frustrated exchange between the pair.