Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid Battle to 1:1 Draw in La Liga Showdown

The highly anticipated Madrid Derby between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid ended in a draw on Match Day 23 of La Liga. In the 78th minute, Jose Maria Gimenez gave Atletico a lead with a goal that caught Real off guard. However, five minutes later, Real was able to respond as Isco found the back of the net for an equalizer from Angel Rodriguez. The result leaves both teams level on points in the standings and sets up an exciting finish to the season.


Real Madrid

Thibaut Courtois (rating 6.9)
Daniel Carvajal (rating 6.5)
Éder Militão (rating 6.5)
Antonio Rüdiger (rating 7.2)
Nacho Fernández (rating 6.6)
Federico Valverde (rating 7.9)
Toni Kroos (rating 7.3)
Dani Ceballos (rating 7.2)
Marco Asensio (rating 6.9)
Karim Benzema (rating 6.7)
Vinícius Júnior (rating 7)

Atletico Madrid

Jan Oblak (rating 7.7)
Nahuel Molina (rating 5.7)
Stefan Savić (rating 6.7)
Mario Hermoso (rating 6.9)
Reinildo Isnard Mandava (rating 6.7)
Marcos Llorente (rating 6.6)
Pablo Barrios (rating 6.6)
Koke (rating 5.7)
Saúl Ñíguez (rating 6.6)
Antoine Griezmann (rating 7.5)
Yannick Carrasco (rating 7.3)


Real Madrid

A. Tchouameni (D. Ceballos, 63)
L. Modric (M. Asensio, 63)
E. Camavinga (T. Kroos, 63)
A. Rodriguez (N. Fernandez, 77)
Lucas (D. Carvajal, 83)

Atletico Madrid

J. M. Gimenez (R. Mandava, 23)
A. Correa (P. Barrios, 46)
T. Lemar (M. Llorente, 57)
A. Witsel (Koke, 76)
A. Morata (S. Niguez, 76)

Ball possession:

In the latest match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, it was clear that Real Madrid had the upper hand. Despite having less than 40% of the ball possession, Atletico Madrid put up a good fight but were ultimately unable to keep up with Real Madrid’s 18 shots on target, 7 of which found their way into the back of the net. Karim Benzema was especially active in terms of shots, while Antoine Griezmann managed a few hits on goal for Atletico. Ultimately, however, it was Real Madrid who emerged victorious thanks to their superior ball control and shooting accuracy.


Toni Kroos of Real Madrid had an impressive game with a 94% pass accuracy and 78 total passes. Koke of Atletico Madrid also had a good performance, with a pass accuracy of 88% on 62 total passes. Vinícius Júnior made 5 key passes for Real Madrid, while Koke made 2 for Atletico Madrid. Both teams were able to make the most out of their passing opportunities in this match.


Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid both had impressive defensive performances in the last match, with Real Madrid having 6 interceptions and Atletico Madrid having 7. Federico Valverde of Real Madrid was the leader in interceptions with 3, while Stefan Savić had the most for Atletico Madrid with 2. Antonio Rüdiger of Real Madrid also chipped in an interception, as did Mario Hermoso from Atletico Madrid who had 1. Both teams displayed strong defense throughout the match, making it a tough battle for victory between these two rivals.


Dani Ceballos and Antoine Griezmann are undisputedly the leaders of their respective teams, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. Both players have displayed their competitive drive in the number of face-to-face fights for the ball, with Dani Ceballos leading the way at 9 and Antoine Griezmann close behind with 8. These two players clearly have what it takes to be champions on and off the pitch.


    Yellow cards:

  • E. Militao (Real Madrid) at 7 minute
  • N. Fernandez (Real Madrid) at 57 minute
  • L. Modric (Real Madrid) at 90 minute
  • Koke (Atletico Madrid) at 22 minute
  • M. Llorente (Atletico Madrid) at 36 minute
  • N. Molina (Atletico Madrid) at 71 minute
  • Red cards:

  • A. Correa (Atletico Madrid) at 64 minute

    The last five games (including this match):

    • Real Madrid – DWWLD
    • Atletico Madrid – DWWDW

    Top 5 La Liga scorers:

    1. Robert Lewandowski (15, Barcelona)
    2. Joselu (11, Espanyol)
    3. Karim Benzema (11, Real Madrid)
    4. Vedat Muriqi (10, Mallorca)
    5. Iago Aspas (9, Celta Vigo)

    Next games:

    • Real Madrid will play with Real Betis. March 05 at 20:00 (UTC), on Estadio Benito Villamarín.
    • Atletico Madrid will play with Sevilla. March 04 at 20:00 (UTC), on Estádio Cívitas Metropolitano.
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