Real Madrid were held to 1-1 draw vs Malaga in the la liga tonight. Real Madrid who started the game 10 points behind the league leaders FC Barcelona, bowled their chance of closing the gap to 7 points by drawing at La Rosaleda and now trail the leaders by 9 points.
Madrid started without Raphael Varane who is suspended and Karim Benzema who missed the match with a hip problem. Gareth Bale and Pepe also missed the match due to injury. The match was played in a great tempo by both the side,with both them creating lot of scoring chances.Ronaldo opened the scoring for the visitors in the 33rd minute when he headed a Kroos free kick into the back of the net. Though the replay clearly showed that the Portuguese was offside , the linesman failed to notice that and the goal was given. A minute later Madrid got a penalty but Kameni kept out ronaldo’s attempt from the spotkick. Malaga leveled the scores in the 66th minute as Albentosa fires home from close range. After that real madrid pressed hard but could not get the winning goal
This loss meant that the Los Blancos got further behind in the tiltle race and now trail barca by 9 points, and the result was a severe blow to their title race.