As Real Madrid continued to wriggle in frustration, the chants of former striker Cristiano Ronaldo now at Juventus was audibly heard in the stands
With Barcelona’s draw earlier in the day, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid missed a chance to go top[real Madrid] or at least equal the points[Atletico Madrid] on the la Liga standings when they faced in the weekend fixture at Santiago Bernabau.
The loss of Cristiano Ronaldo came to hunt the finally hunt Madrid as Fans demanded for their Portuguese warlord. After Real Madrid’s mid week thrashing by sevilla, the Spanish giants went on to face Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid with a Chance to go top of the la Liga standings.
Gareth Bale came close in the first half with a volley which went narrowly wide as the Welshman added to Real Madrid’s woes with an injury which required him to be replaced at half time.
Real Madrid came the better side after the break but failed to find the back of the net on any occasion. Marco Asensio and Dani Carvajal both came close but both saw their strikes well saved by Atletico’s Jan Oblak.
Atletico Madrid’s best chance came to Antonio Griezman but Thibaut Courtois was on hand to deny the French man as Diego Costa passed by with game.
As Real Madrid continued to wriggle in frustration, the chants of former striker Cristiano Ronaldo now at Juventus was audibly heard in the stands as the fans wished they still had their Talisman.
Much as expected, Gareth Bale has returned to his injured state after a good start to the season. How well will Real Madrid and Julen Lopetegui cope without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale now as the season progresses.
Hopefully the Welshman returns in no time or Madrid could just be in for a treat.