Real Madrid blew the opportunity to maneuver themselves once more into the La Liga title race, after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Athletic Bilbao on Saturday evening.
Barcelona were likewise held to a 2-2 draw by Celta Vigo prior in the day, allowing Madrid to close the gap.
Be that as it may, the champions neglected to separate a determined Athletic side at the San Memes.
Zinedine Zidane’s men were additionally lessened to 10 men, after Sergio Ramos got his 24th red card as a Madrid player.
However, Cristiano Ronaldo practically grabbed the win in the withering minutes, angling back to divert a cross with an intense header to the far corner, just to see Kepa placidly assemble.
The gap amongst Real and Barca stays eight points, with El Clasico two weeks away.
Real Madrid Boss, Zinedine Zidane, has communicated his mistake after his side were held to a 0-0 draw by Athletic Bilbao on Saturday evening.
The outcome implied Madrid neglected to cut Barcelona’s eight-point lead at the highest point of La Liga.
Zidane additionally lost his skipper Sergio Ramos to a red card, which constrained the champions to hang on for the point at last. “I am exceptionally disappointed given the amusement we played,” Zidane said.
“We knew we had the opportunity to cut the gap. We did everything and merited all the more today, yet at last did not figure out how to score that goal. We played extremely well, made possibilities, yet the ball would not go in. he said”..
“I am exceptionally baffled for the players, with the exertion they put in. For them it is troublesome. It would have been incredible to cut the gap today.There are three groups ahead who have more focuses, and merit that.
“We are somewhat back, yet this is long. We will have different opportunities to make up the gap on those above, without a doubt.”