Real Madrid are ambushed by Atlético and make a valuable gift to Barcelona

A 1-1 draw settled the showdown between Real Madrid and neighbors Atlético Madrid on Saturday at the top of the 23rd stage of the Spanish Football League.

Atlético Madrid opened the scoring in the 78th minute with a header from Uruguayan defender José María Jiménez, while another Uruguayan, Álvaro Rodríguez, equalized for Real Madrid with a header also in the 85th minute.

Atlético finished the match with ten men from the 64th minute after the match referee issued a direct red card in the face of Ángel Correa due to his elbow interference with Real Madrid defender Antonio Rüdiger without the ball.

With this draw, Real raised their score to 52 points, finishing second in the standings, and gave rivals Barcelona the perfect opportunity to consolidate their lead and increase the margin to 10 if they won. over Almeria tomorrow, Sunday.

As for Atlético, he raised his score to 42 points in fourth place.

Source: RT

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