Bale injured as Real draw with Atletico

Gareth Bale suffered a muscle injury as Real drew against Atletico Madrid on Saturday evening. Real fans would’ve been hoping for a statement at home against their local rivals after the defeat in midweek against Sevilla but had to instead settle for a goalless stalemate.

Bale played 45 minutes before being replaced by Dani Ceballos.

Fortunately for Real, Barcelona have also mirrored their form with defeat away at Leganes and a draw at home to Athletic Club, meaning that the two sides are still neck and neck in the league standings.

Bale is expected to be a doubt for Real’s next game- a Champions League clash away in Moscow against CSKA.

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