Real Madrid came out of their match with Villarreal in a frustrating draw just days before their highly-anticipated Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain.
Real Madrid drew 0-0 with hosts Villarreal on Saturday in the 24th round of the Spanish La Liga competition. Real Madrid have failed to score in the second of their last three games in all competitions, showing the obvious impact of the absence of French star Karim Benzema due to injury.
Real Madrid were desperate for a win that would keep them at the top of La Liga and give them a morale boost ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League final against Paris Saint-Germain.
Real Madrid missed three scoring chances over the ninety minutes, while Villarreal almost surprised the hosts on more than one occasion. Real Madrid increased their tally to 54 points, four points clear of Sevilla, who beat Elche 2-0 on Friday, while Villarreal’s 36 points equaled fifth place with Atletico Madrid sixth.
Cadiz draw with Celta Vigo was scoreless, before Osasuna beat Rayo Vallecano 3-0.