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Played
December 14, 2013 4:00 PM WAT
Estadio El Sadar — Pamplona (Iruñea)
Referee:‬ Clos Gómez‎
Attendance:‬ 15978‎
 
16′ Oriol Riera
Isco 45′
39′ Oriol Riera
Pepe 80′
Top of the Match
Oriol Riera
Oriol Riera
Osasuna
Oriol Riera
Oriol Riera
Osasuna
Flop of the Match
Gareth Bale
Gareth Bale
Real Madrid CF
Sergio Ramos
Sergio Ramos
Real Madrid CF

Osasuna 2-2 Real Madrid: Ancelotti's men held at El Sadar

Both sides saw a man sent off as Pepe and Isco cancelled out Oriol Riera's first-half double

Sergio Ramos Osasuna Real Madrid La Liga 12142013
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Real Madrid had to comeback from two goals behind to salvage a draw against Osasuna as both sides were reduced to 10 men in a fiery encounter in El Sadar.

The visitors were looking to go level on points with leaders Barcelona ahead of their game with Villarreal later in the evening, but Real saw five-match winning streak in the league come to an abrupt end.

The hosts made the breakthrough in the 16th minute when Oriol Riera headed home Marc Bertran’s pin-point cross, before the striker doubled Osasuna's advantage.

Sergio Ramos was then shown his 18th career red card for elbowing Riera, but Isco's low effort ensured Real trailed by just one at the break.

After a lull in proceedings in the second half, Real were boosted when Francisco Silva was shown a second yellow card for a challenge on Cristiano Ronaldo, and Pepe restored parity with 10 minutes remaining when he met Isco's centre.

Real coach Carlo Ancelotti restored Diego Lopez, Daniel Carvajal and Ramos to the side after the trio sat out Tuesday's Champions League victory over Copenhagen, while Francisco Punal was suspended for Osasuna following a red card in the 3-0 defeat to Valencia.

The visitors controlled possession early on and they should have gone ahead when Isco's neat backheel found Ronaldo unmarked at the back post, but the usually prolific Portuguese dragged his effort wide.

And Real were made to rue that miss after 16 minutes as Osasuna stole ahead - Bertran's sublime cross with the outside of his boot glanced home by Riera.

Madrid searched for a swift response and had a penalty appeal turned away by referee Carlos Clos Ramos when Luka Modric appeared to have been felled in the area by Alejandro Arribas.

For all their attacking prowess, Real struggled to breach the Osasuna defence, and Javi Gracia's side came close to a second when Emiliano Armenteros' free-kick produced a fine stop from Lopez.

Seven minutes before the break the hosts did find a second. Lopez’s superb reflexes kept out Damia's initial effort but Riera was on hand to head home the rebound.

Real’s situation worsened shortly afterwards when Ramos was shown a straight red card for an elbow on Riera, but the visitors reduced the deficit on the stroke of half-time when Isco drilled into the corner from the edge of the box.

Despite the man disadvantage, Real continued to press in the second half and went close when Ronaldo dragged a left-footed effort wide of goal.

But Osasuna continued to look dangerous on the counter-attack and with 20 minutes remaining Lopez had to be at his best to deny to parry Roberto Torres’ near-post effort.

Real's chances were boosted when Silva was shown a second yellow card for a lunge on Ronaldo, and the visitors duly equalised when Pepe headed home Isco's inviting cross with 10 minutes left to secure a valuable point.



Osasuna

13
Andrés Fernández
Goalkeeper
2.50
2
Marc Bertrán
Defender
16′
3.50
5
3.00
14
Arribas
Defender
12′
2.50
22
Jordan Lotiès
Defender
3.00
24
Damià
Defender
35′
2.50
9
Armenteros
Midfielder
81′
3.50
16
Álvaro Cejudo
Midfielder
26′
3.00
20
F. Silva
Midfielder
75′ 79′
2.50
21
Roberto Torres
Midfielder
45′ 76′
3.50
19
Oriol Riera
Striker
16′ 39′ 86′
4.00

Real Madrid CF

3.00
25
3.00
3
Pepe
Defender
20′ 80′
2.00
4
2.00
12
Marcelo
Defender
2.50
15
2.00
11
Gareth Bale
Midfielder
55′
3.00
14
Xabi Alonso
Midfielder
2.50
19
Luka Modric
Midfielder
65′
3.50
23
Isco
Midfielder
45′ 80′ 84′
3.00
7
2.00
9

Substitutes

1
Asier Riesgo
Goalkeeper
 - 
3
Joan Oriol
Defender
 - 
4
 - 
15
Oier
Defender
76′
 - 
23
 - 
-
José García
Midfielder
 - 
18
 - 

Substitutes

 - 
1
Iker Casillas
Goalkeeper
 - 
17
Arbeloa
Defender
3.00
18
2.00
22
 - 
24
 - 
20
 - 
21
Morata
Striker

Coach/Manager

-
3.00

Coach/Manager

2.50
-
 
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Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo
Striker
Real Madrid
28 6
Diego Costa Diego Costa
Striker
Atl. Madrid
27 5
Lionel Messi Lionel Messi
Striker
Barcelona
26 6
Karim Benzema Karim Benzema
Striker
Real Madrid
17 0
Alexis Sánchez Alexis Sánchez
Striker
Barcelona
17 0