After a cautious first half from both sides, Real Madrid led 1-0 at the break after an early goal from Sergio Ramos. Although Atletico had more possession, they didn’t look like scoring.
Early pressure from Atletico Madrid, a cross from the right gave Torres a chance to head for the ball. Ramos cleared. The ball was then played along the ground in the box towards Fernando Torres. He turned to spin and Pepe brought him down. Penalty!
Greizmann stepped up to take the penalty. MISSED! He hit the ball hard and struck the underside of the crossbar. The score remained 1-0 to Real Madrid.
After 10 minutes of playing time in the second half, Atletico looked much more aggressive in their attacking play and also pressing higher up the field when they didn’t have the ball.
Atletico looked more threatening as the game progressed. On the hour mark, some interchanging passes on the right wing and the ball found it’s way to Saul Niguez in the box, he struck the shot on the volley but couldn’t steer it towards the goal.
A foul on Ronaldo on the edge of the box gave Gareth Bale a shooting opportunity. Bale hit the ball but the wall did it’s job and the ball flew out for a corner. The resulting corner came to nothing.
With 20 minutes to go, Madrid found themselves sitting back and inviting pressure from Atletico. Real got the ball forward to Benzema on a counter attack, he got through on goal but Oblak stood up well and parried the ball away to safety.
A chance for Ronaldo, now playing down the middle, a through ball to him and he took the shot early but straight at the keeper.
Atletico went straight up the field on the attack, 10 minutes to go, the ball down the right wing, a volley cross and Carrasco couldn’t miss from 3 yards out. GOAL!
Atletico Madrid equalised with 10 minutes left to play.
Real Madrid 1 – 1 Atletico Madrid
Both teams attacked well in the final 10 minutes. Torres with a chance but couldn’t hit the target from a tight and angle.
Bale had an opportunity, Oblak made a good save and from the resulting corner Pepe headed over the bar.
Real Madrid with some good build up play. Modric with a ball wide to Marcelo, he fired the cross with pace across the box but a Real Madrid player couldn’t make contact.
Late action in the game, Carrasco breaks forward on the counter attack into the Real Madrid half. Atletico looked dangerous until Sergio Ramos came across with a cynical foul, a foul in which he received a yellow card.
The game ends Real Madrid 1 – 1 Ateltico Madrid.
Extra time to be played.