Athletic and Madrid played out a one – one draw at San Mamés on Saturday. Before kick off, the home team had gained 5 out of a possible 9 points in their last fixtures, while the visitors were on a run of three straight wins. After this result, Athletic are eighth, while Madrid are second.
The local team took the lead thanks to a goal by Muniain in minute 32 and the first half ended 1 to 0.
After the interval, Madrid leveled in minute 64 with a goal through Isco and the final score was 1-1.
Both coaches used their full set of substitutions. For Athletic, Capa, San José and Mikel Rico came on to replace Muniain, Williams and Beñat, while Madrid substituted Ceballos, Modrić and Bale with Casemiro, Isco and Lucas Vázquez.
The referee booked Yeray, Dani García, Capa, Yuri, Beñat and Simon for Athletic and Carvajal and Lucas Vázquez for Real Madrid.
After this draw, Real Madrid are second with 10 points. For its part, with this point Athletic climbs to the eighth position with 6 points.
On the next match, Athletic will play for a victory against Real Betis in away and Real Madrid will face Espanyol home.