Madrid beat Atletico Madrid in the Spanish La Liga title race. A 1–1 draw with Real Betis reduced Atletico’s lead to one point. Atletico beat Barcelona last day, beating Real Madrid to the top of the league, but the lead is only one point.
With this, the Spanish league title fight was exciting this time. Athletico coach Diego Simeone is more hurt by injuries to key players than by a draw.
Atletico opened the scoring in the 5th minute with a goal from Ianic Carrasco. However, in the 20th minute, Betis scored with a volley from Christian Tello. Atletico superstars Joao Felix and right-back Kieran Tripper have been ruled out with injuries. This adds two more to the injury squad, which includes Louis Suarez, Thomas Lemar and Moosa Dembele. Atletico are currently top with 67 points from 30 games. 2nd-placed Real 66 in 30 games; 65 for Bar 65a in 30 games. Each of the remaining matches is crucial for these 3 teams.