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Marcos Llorente
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S. Savić
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K. Benzema
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João Félix
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L. Suárez
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39% 60%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 5 8
Total Passes 430 647
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 Atlético Madrid ATM Atlético Madrid 38 26 8 4 67 25 +42 86 W W W D W
2 Real Madrid RMA Real Madrid 38 25 9 4 67 28 +39 84 W W W D W
3 Barcelona BAR Barcelona 38 24 7 7 85 38 +47 79 W L D D W
4 Sevilla SEV Sevilla 38 24 5 9 53 33 +20 77 W L W D L
5 Real Sociedad RSO Real Sociedad 38 17 11 10 59 38 +21 62 W W L W L
6 Real Betis BET Real Betis 38 17 10 11 50 50 0 61 W W D W D
7 Villarreal VIL Villarreal 38 15 13 10 60 44 +16 58 L W W L W
8 Celta de Vigo CEL Celta de Vigo 38 14 11 13 55 57 -2 53 L W W W W
9 Granada GRA Granada 38 13 7 18 47 65 -18 46 D L L L L
10 Athletic Club ATH Athletic Club 38 11 13 14 46 42 +4 46 L L L D W
11 Osasuna OSA Osasuna 38 11 11 16 37 48 -11 44 L L W D L
12 Cádiz CAD Cádiz 38 11 11 16 36 58 -22 44 D L L W W
13 Valencia VAL Valencia 38 10 13 15 50 53 -3 43 D W L W L
14 Levante LEV Levante 38 9 14 15 46 57 -11 41 D L D D L
15 Getafe GET Getafe 38 9 11 18 28 43 -15 38 D W L L L
16 Deportivo Alavés ALA Deportivo Alavés 38 9 11 18 36 57 -21 38 L W W D L
17 Elche ELC Elche 38 8 12 18 34 55 -21 36 W W L L L
18 Huesca HUE Huesca 38 7 13 18 34 53 -19 34 D L W L W
19 Real Valladolid VLD Real Valladolid 38 5 16 17 34 57 -23 31 L L L L D
20 Eibar EIB Eibar 38 6 12 20 29 52 -23 30 L L D W W


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Simeone's men were a few minutes from going five points clear at the top, but as it is their lead over Barcelona is just three points with a game in hand. Next up for Atletico is a home match against Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday, while Madrid - five points off top spot having played a game more than Atleti - host Elche on their return to action next weekend.
Atletico's long wait for a league win over Madrid goes on. Suarez gave the home side the lead inside 15 minutes, but their city rivals fought back and equalised late on through Benzema, who had been denied by a fine double save from Oblak shortly before.
90' + 3' Three minutes have been added on, which we have now officially played. Madrid are asking all of the questions but have run out of time to find a winner.
Marcos Llorente
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90' + 2' Llorente fouls Kroos and becomes the sixth player to be cautioned in this lively second half.
90' + 1' OVER! Modric, and not Kroos alongside him, takes on the free-kick. It is a strange technique with the outside of his boot and ends a good yard or so over the bar.
S. Savić
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90' Kondogbia fouls Vazquez and Madrid have a free-kick around 20 yards from goal. Savic is cautioned for dissent.
88' Benzema's footwork was superb; Casemiro's calmness to return the pass to his team-mate was just as good. That is a fine goal.
K. Benzema
88' GOOOOOAAAAALLL!!! ATLETICO MADRID 1-1 REAL MADRID!! Benzema missed two glorious chances a little earlier but he makes amends with a late equaliser. He shows great footwork to play in Casemiro and his team-mate - playing effectively as a second striker - returns the ball to set up the simplest of finishes for Benzema into an unguarded net.
87' Remember, Atletico have failed to win any of their last nine LaLiga games against Madrid - that is about to change, unless Los Blancos can create one final opportunity late on.
86' Atletico are penned in but are doing just about enough to keep their city rivals at arm's length. Kroos' shot from the edge of the box is blocked and then cleared by Hermoso.
84' Suarez will take all the credit if the scoreline remains this way, but that double save from Oblak was equally as important. The home team are having to dig deep to preserve their one-goal lead as we enter the final six minutes of normal time.
G. Kondogbia
Á. Correa
82' Correa makes way for Kondogbia as Simeone attempts to shore up his midfield.
82' ANOTHER OBLAK SAVE! Benzema curls a 20-yard free-kick around the wall and on target. Oblak watches it all the way and pushes the ball to safety.
81' WHAT A CHANCE!! Or should that be what a save?! Vinicius picks out an unmarked Benzema in the centre and the striker's shot is brilliantly saved by Oblak. Not only that, the Atletico stopper then sets himself to keep out Benzema's follow-up after his defenders failed to deal with the danger.
João Félix
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80' Joao Felix fouls Mendy just outside the penalty area and Madrid have a free-kick in a promising position.
79' Suarez is clattered into, giving Atletico a chance to regroup for the free-kick. Will one goal be enough for the LaLiga leaders?
78' Madrid are throwing bodies forward now, which is leaving plenty of gaps for Atleti to break into. Trippier makes a great challenge on Vinicius to halt the visitors' latest attack.
76' BENZEMA GOES CLOSE! There is surely another goal in this game. Casemiro lets the ball roll through to Benzema and the striker's shot is about a yard off target. Casemiro asks his team-mate why he didn't play him in instead.
74' GOOD EFFORT! Valverde has a go from range and forces Oblak into a rare save. The Atleti keeper got down to his left and it was a stop you would always expect him to make.
Á. Correa
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72' Correa fouls Mendy and is the latest Atletico player to be shown a yellow card.
72' Vinicius blasts over from range and Benzema fails to bring the ball under control from the next attacking move. Madrid have been poor in attack today - and defence at times, too - yet they still have a chance of taking something from this match.
70' Atleti have had a few promising opportunities in this second half to double their lead. Will those missed chances come back to haunt them? Madrid have around 20 minutes to find a response.
68' SUAREZ DENIED! Joao Felix has not taken long to settle into the game. He cuts the ball back for Suarez, whose low shot lacks any sort of power or precision to beat Courtois.
R. Varane
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67' Varane is cautioned for a strong challenge on Suarez.
66' Zinedine Zidane is unbeaten in his three away LaLiga games against Atletico Madrid as a manager (W1 D2) and could become the second Real Madrid boss to avoid defeat in his first four away derbies against Atleti in the history of the competition, after Luis Molowny in 1986 (W3 D1).
Y. Carrasco
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64' Carrasco is booked by the referee, seemingly because he took so long to exit the field when being substituted.
João Félix
Y. Carrasco
64' Joao Felix is introduced by Simeone for the final 25 minutes or so. Carrasco is the player to make way.
62' Llorente heads the ball into the air and Correa is first to it, but he gets his contact all wrong and fails to test Courtois. He likely would have been flagged for offside, anyway.
Vinícius Júnior
60' Rodrygo, who has offered very little today, makes way for Vinicius with an hour played.
F. Valverde
60' Zidane makes a double change, with Valverde on for Asensio in the first of those substitutions.
59' Suarez decides to take on a shot from 20 yards - and you can hardly blame him - but it is dragged off target.
T. Lemar
57' Saul takes over from Lemar in the first of Atletico's changes.
57' ANOTHER COURTOIS SAVE! The Madrid keeper this time smothers a shot from Suarez following some good build-up play from Lemar and Vazquez. The visitors are holding on now.
57' Vazquez volleys high and wide from a Madrid corner. Atletico are about to make their first change.
56' GREAT SAVE! Carrasco exchanges passes with Suarez and drives a shot on goal that is well saved by Courtois, who was quickly off the mark. Llorente gets on the end of the loose ball and fires over the bar.
55' CHANCE! Madrid are playing a lot better now. A deep cross is missed by Benzema, who felt he was being held back, but Nacho gets his head to the ball behind him and nearly squeezes it in at the back post. A routine stop for Oblak in the end.
53' Kroos catches everyone out by playing a wide free-kick to the edge of the box, where Vazquez is waiting to blast it into a sea of bodies.
51' Vazquez's low cross from the right is cut out by the first man. The subsequent corner is also cleared by an Atletico player.
50' Suarez steals the ball from Varane and thinks he is through on goal, but the referee pulls play back for a free-kick. The Atletico striker sees the funny side of it... I think.
48' No changes were made by either manager at half-time, so it is as you were for now. Madrid have 45 minutes to effectively keep their title hopes alive.
46' RESTART! Atletico, who are five points clear at the summit with a game in hand as things stand, get us back under way in the Spanish capital.
Madrid managed just one shot on target in the first half, compared to two for their opponents, and never truly looked like scoring. Zidane does not have a great deal of options on the bench, though Vinicius is a possible contender to come on at half-time. As for Atletico, Simeone will be after more of the same in the second 45.
Atletico take a 1-0 lead into half-time thanks to Suarez's well-taken strike after 15 minutes. Madrid have offered very little in response, though they felt that they should have had a penalty late in the half for an accidental handball against Felipe.
45' + 2' Lemar is challenged by Casemiro, who then boots his opponent when he is on the ground when attempting to get the ball. Sensing that things could escalate with the two minutes of added time up, the referee blows for half-time.
45' Two minutes have been added on at the end of the first half at the Wanda Metropolitano.
44' NO PENALTY! The referee goes over to the monitor to check the handball incident. It certainly hit Felipe's outstretched arm but the officials do not deem it worthy of a penalty. A big call, and one Zidane is not pleased about!
42' PENALTY APPEAL! A number of players jump up to get on the end of the corner. Felipe is one of those and gets his head nowhere near the ball, which instead clips his outstretched arm. It looks like this will go to a VAR check...
41' CHANCE! Suarez constantly seems to be in space, despite his close proximity to the opposition goal. A cross comes in from the right and the former Barcelona man volleys into the ground and on target - not an easy chance, that, it must be said.
39' Rodrygo picks up the ball between the lines. Rather than drive towards goal, though, he plays a misplaced pass to Benzema on his right. I think that pretty much sums up the way this game has gone for Madrid so far.
37' Reigning champions Madrid look well off the pace. The home team are a goal to the good and are in complete control of possession.
35' Madrid have had more shots than their opponents - five to three - but Atletico are getting into the more dangerous positions. Bar a five-minute spell, Atleti have been on top from kick-off.
33' Lemar is the latest Atletico player to get in behind Madrid's makeshift defence. His cutback is easily dealt with, though.
31' Hermoso and Rodrygo tangle legs. The decision goes in Madrid's favour and Simeone is not pleased with that, the referee going over to give the Atletico coach a warning.
29' SAVE! Madrid get a serious shot on target for the first time today, and it is a decent attempt from Casemiro. He watches the ball all the way and fires a volley on target from 20 yards, which Oblak is unable to get under control at the first attempt.
27' After a sustained spell of Madrid possession, Atletico have been the side on top for the past five minutes. Rather than sending crosses into the box like their opponents, Simeone's men are trying to play a killer ball in behind.
25' Suarez, who is having a great game, chips a delightful cross towards the back post but Carrasco cannot quite make contact with it.
24' Another cross into the Atletico box, another glanced header wide from Benzema. The visiting team have had countless half-chances, but nothing clear-cut yet in front of goal.
22' Trippier produces a good challenge to take the ball off Mendy. The returning full-back initially stays down but seems fine to continue.
21' If there is one side in world football you do not want to be chasing a goal against, it is surely Atletico. Simeone's side are content to sit in and soak up the pressure, with Benzema guiding a header off target.
19' Madrid have dominated possession since Suarez's opener. Atletico are likely to sit back now for the remainder of the game and protect what they have.
17' SHOT! That goal has sparked Madrid into life. Asensio sends a cross in from the left and an unmarked Benzema meets it 12 yards out, but his first-time finish is an easy one for Oblak to deal with.
Marcos Llorente
15' Trippier passed the ball to Llorente and the versatile midfielder slotted the ball in behind the Madrid defence for Suarez to do the rest. Simple, yet incredibly effective play from Atletico.
L. Suárez
15' GOOOOOAAAALLLL!!! ATLETICO MADRID 1-0 REAL MADRID!! Make that 10 goals in 13 league games for Suarez against Madrid! The striker holds his run and gets on the end of Llorente's throughball before firing past Courtois with a trademark outside-of-the-boot finish.
14' Casemiro stamps on the boot of Llorente. The Atletico midfielder is hobbling at the moment but should be fine to continue.
13' Madrid spend a minute or so knocking the ball around in defence and midfield before Modric gives it away under little pressure. The visitors have yet to put together a serious attack of note, though the same is true of their opponents.
12' Real Madrid have not lost any of their three games at Wanda Metropolitano in LaLiga (W1 D2), and remain the only team to have played at Atletico Madrid's new stadium without losing in the competition.
10' The onus is on reigning champions Madrid to pick up a win today, but they have not really got out of first gear in the early stages. Zidane's side, as expected, are going with their tried-and-tested 4-3-3.
8' Modric, of all people, gets his head to the Atletico corner. The hosts actually appear to be operating with a 4-4-2 today, rather than the previously advertised 3-4-2-1.
6' Suarez takes on the free-kick from a good 30 yards out. It clips the top of the wall and goes behind for the first corner of the contest.
4' The home side are definitely looking to get in their opponents' faces from the off. Suarez tries to flick the ball in behind but is fouled by Varane before he can do so.
2' Atleti are quick out of the blocks. Koke has a shot blocked from the edge of the area and Madrid eventually clear their lines.
1' KICK-OFF! Madrid, who can close the gap on league leaders Atletico to two points with a victory today, get us up and running in the Spanish capital.
Both sets of players have made their way onto the field at the Wanda Metropolitano and kick-off in this Madrid derby is just moments away. This really is a huge clash at the top of LaLiga!
Atletico Madrid have failed to win any of their last nine LaLiga games against Real Madrid (D5 L4), which is their longest run without a victory in a derby under Diego Simeone. Atleti have failed to score in their last three games against Madrid in LaLiga (335 minutes), in fact, since Antoine Griezmann's goal in February 2019.
Madrid boss Zidane has also made a couple of changes following the draw with Sociedad. Benzema is back from an injury lay-off in a major fitness boost for the visitors, the Frenchman taking the place of Mariano Diaz, who is not in the squad today because of an injury sustained last time out. The other change is also in attack as Rodrygo is given the nod over Isco.
Atletico show two changes from their victory against Villarreal last weekend, both coming in the wing-back positions. Trippier is back from a 10-week ban for breaching betting regulations and takes over from Vrsaljko on the right, while Carrasco is preferred to the benched Saul on the other flank. Suarez, who has nine goals in 12 league meetings with Madrid, leads the line once again.
Subs: Marcelo, Federico Valverde, Eder Militao, Andriy Lunin, Isco, Vinicius Junior, Alvaro Odriozola, Hugo Duro, Diego Altube.
REAL MADRID XI (4-3-3): Thibaut Courtois; Lucas Vazquez, Raphael Varane, Nacho, Ferland Mendy; Toni Kroos, Casemiro, Luka Modric; Rodrygo, Karim Benzema (c), Marco Asensio.
Subs: Sime Vrsaljko, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Renan Lodi, Vitolo, Lucas Torreira, Saul Niguez, Moussa Dembele, Joao Felix, Ivo Grbic.
ATLETICO MADRID XI (3-4-2-1): Jan Oblak; Stefan Savic, Felipe, Mario Hermoso; Kieran Trippier, Marcos Llorente, Koke (c), Yannick Carrasco; Angel Correa, Thomas Lemar; Luis Suarez.
Madrid's five-match winning run in the league was ended in a 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad last Monday. Zinedine Zidane's side have been playing catch up for a number of months and are five points behind Atleti, whom they have played a game more than. This, then, is effectively a must-win clash for the visitors.
Atletico's form has been inconsistent of late, though they did beat Villarreal 2-0 last weekend to pick up a second win in five league outings. Diego Simeone's men enter this game with their bitter rivals two points clear of Barcelona at the top of LaLiga, having played two games fewer than their closest challengers.
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