GIF: Atletico Madrid Have Penalty Appeal Turned Down vs. Real Madrid

Michael CummingsWorld Football Lead WriterMarch 2, 2014

Atletico's Diego Costa, 2nd left has words with Real's Pepe, 3rd right during a semi final, 1st leg, Copa del Rey soccer derby match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Wednesday Feb. 5, 2014.  (AP Photo/Paul White)
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Was it a penalty?

Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa went to ground in the Real Madrid box in the 11th minute under pressure from Real defender Sergio Ramos.

The referee waved play on as Atletico's players argued and gestured angrily. Arda Turan was booked for dissent.

See the incident yourself in the GIF below (h/t Reddit).


So, was it a penalty? Let us know in the comments.