Madrid 0-0 Athletic: Woodwork denies hosts thrice as Blancos 2 pts behind Barca
Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois gave a flash interview following the 0-0 draw with Athletic, in which he criticised the referee for not issuing more cards to the opposition.
Toni Kroos and Nacho hit the crossbar before Luka Jovic hit the post in a frustrating 0-0 draw for Real Madrid against Athletic Bilbao.
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Real Madrid allowed Barcelona to take an advantage into LaLiga’s mid-season break after Athletic Bilbao held them to a second goalless draw in a week.
Following Wednesday’s stalemate at Camp Nou in El Clasico, Zinedine Zidane’s men drew a blank once more against their obdurate Basque opponents.
Toni Kroos and Nacho hit the crossbar either side of half-time and substitute Luka Jovic struck the base of the post with four minutes to play.
Champions Barca lead their great rivals by two points after 18 matches, having dispatched Alaves 4-1 on Saturday, while Athletic edge up to seventh and remain firmly in the European hunt