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In the Spanish competition (La Liga), a player will be suspended after collecting five yellow cards. What happens if this player collects his fifth yellow card of a season, but in a cup match (Copa del Rey)? Will he also get suspended, or are these bookings counted separately? Is there any relationship between the different competitions regarding yellow cards?

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La Liga and the Copa Del Rey are considered separate competitions, Ronaldo recently picked up a 3 game ban in La Liga against Bilbao but was able to play (and score) in the semi finals against Atl. Madrid.

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