Canarian referee Alejandro Jose Hernandez Hernandez has been chosen by the refereeing committee to take charge of the Clasico on April 23 between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu.
The 34-year-old born in Lanzarote has taken charge of Barcelona this season in a couple of games, notably the match they drew 1-1 at Real Betis, with the clear goal they scored not allowed despite the ball crossing the line.
Hernandez Hernandez also was in charge of the 4-2 win over Valencia Sunday as well as the Spanish Super Cup win over Sevilla at Camp Nou (3-0). He whistled Barcelona’s victory at Granada on the final day of last season that handed them the title.
Since 2012-13 Hernandez Hernandez has taken charge of 85 top flight matches.
His first controversial performance was in Espanyol-Real Madrid .Forgiven the expulsion to Sergio Ramos by a clear hands when the marker was of 0-0. Later he did not mention a penalty of Pepe and another of Sergio Ramos, both with 0-1 in the electronic. The encounter finished 0-2 and in this way the Madrid obtained its first two undeserved points.
The next time Hernández Hernández favored the merengue team was on Matchday 13, with the visit of Sporting de Gijón to the Santiago Bernabéu.That day Madrid won by 2-1 but the score had opened thanks to a nonexistent penalty shot pounced on Lucas Vázquez, who sought contact with the rival defender. Two more points given by Hernandez. Finally on the Madrid side, despite not being transcendent in the result, Hernandez Hernandez pardoned the expulsion of Cristiano Ronaldo against Sevillafor throwing the ball in the back to Vitolo.
The Canarian cherry came in at the Betis-Barça , where he did not concede a goal to the azulgrana when the ball had clearly crossed the line of goal and did not give a penalty on Neymar in the previous play despite being knocked down forcefully and visible For the collegiate. In total,four points more to Real Madrid and two retracted to Barça .