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Ex-La Liga official claims '90%' of referees favour Real Madrid over Barcelona

A former La Liga referee has claimed 90% of match officials in the division favour Real Madrid, while the other 10 per cent support Barcelona. Eduardo Iturralde Gonzalez was a top flight referee in Spain until retiring in 2012, and officiated more than 300 matches during his career. He suggests that due to many people in the country growing up as Madrid fans, that is mirrored in the number of