Madrid derby ends in draw

Runners-up Atletico Madrid miss the leadership chance by drawing with the Spanish La Liga leaders Real Madrid 2-2 at their home ground Vicente Calderon Stadium

Runners-up Atletico Madrid miss the leadership chance by drawing with the Spanish La Liga leaders Real Madrid 2-2 at their home ground Vicente Calderon Stadium

MADRID - The Madrid derby in Spanish La Liga ended at a 2-2 draw on Sunday, home team Atletico Madrid missed the chance of leadership by drawing with current leaders Real Madrid at their home ground Vicente Calderon Stadium.

Atletico Madrid could not keep the advantage in the match and conceded a late equaliser goal scored by Real Madrid`s Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo. With this result, Real Madrid secured their leading position with 64 points in Spanish La Liga, Atletico Madrid increased their points to 61 in the league table.

In addition, the Turkish winger of Atletico Madrid, Arda Turan, who was shown a yellow card after arguing with the referee in the first half of the game, will miss the next match in Spanish La Liga since he has collected 5 yellow cards in the league so far.

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