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Real benefit most from penalties in La Liga: Study

Real Madrid receive the most “help” from referees in La Liga, according to a data published by Spain’s center for Investigation History and Statistics of Spanish Football (CIEFE).

Many fans have long complained that football giants from the capital city receive “help” from referees. A study published by CIEFE on Monday shows that in 85 seasons of the Spanish football league, Real Madrid have been given more penalties than any other team, reports Xinhua.

They have been awarded 487 penalties, while FC Barcelona have been awarded 460, Atletico Madrid, 437, Valencia 414 and Athletic Club Bilbao 373.
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