In a meeting on the corresponding date 23 of the Spanish League, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid no harm was done in a match that ended tied 1-1 on the scoreboard. During the development of the second half, Ángel Correa was sent off due to a strong foul on the field.
The opportunity to reduce the advantage with the leader of the tournament was lost, since the team led by Diego Simeone could not keep the three points in dispute. For this commitment, the coach sent Nahuel Molina to the field and in the second half he will take minutes from the former San Lorenzo de Almagro striker.
At the height of the 64th minute of the complement, Mario Hermoso prepared to execute a side kick. At that moment, Correa had the mark of Rudiger, who later received a strong elbow from the South American footballer.
Jesús Gil Zambrano, referee of the match, did not hesitate to penalize the foul and immediately issued the red card in order to expel the Colchonero attacker. With this result, Simeone’s men will remain in fourth place in the standings, 17 points behind Barcelona, who owes a game.