The Portuguese, who played in midfield, he saw a yellow in the first half by a hard tackle Busquets and could be ejected for stepping on Messi with Argentina on the pitch.
Pepe turned to be more controversial actions of another 'Clásico'. The Portuguese left the defense and played in midfield as part of Mourinho's defensive gear to block Barcelona in the building. And although piecework, he had his best day because he slept well on the mark in the corner where Puyol scored the early goal and balanced Cristiano Ronaldo.
Pepe saw yellow in the first part of a hard tackle on Sergio Busquets in an area where there was no danger to your computer and then had a couple of actions that berated the players of Barcelona in the second half. First feigned an attack by Cesc in an action in which Barca midfielder was pushing him for the ball. Pepe expressively complained of a blow to the face and was not received on the ground until the Barcelona had to throw the ball away.
But the most controversial action was a stomp when the Argentine Messi, who had been a failure, was on the floor. Pepe came to his side and stepped into the hand of an apparently voluntary. (via AS)