Ronaldo's goal against Atletico was his 20th in his last 10 games in all competitions.
However, Atletico left with a point to their name courtesy of Antoine Griezmann, who found the net four minutes later. "It is not easy to reinvent yourself on the run, as he has done". Nowadays he needs it and every time it does him good.
Despite Real having more possession and shots, Simeone said he was slightly disappointed because he felt his team had made enough opportunities to take all three points.
Atleti were then on the charge and Koke should have put them ahead before the withdrawals of Ronaldo and Diego Costa for either side saw the offensive threat subside - much to the delight of those watching on in Catalonia.
"Yes, I think that I am going to leave Madrid at the end of the season but to go home with my family to relax", Navas told BeIN Sports Spain.
It would also mean more breathing space for Barcelona, whose lead at the top of the table would be 12 points with seven games to play. "In Europe, teams like Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus have seen how hard it is to face them".
The 24-year-old previews the league showdown between the city rivals Atletico Madrid ace Thomas Teye Partey has shed light on their approach to Sunday's big La Liga clash with city rivals Real Madrid. What we have done in this decade is tremendous, Atletico fans should be proud of how their team is competing.
"We could have lost without [goalkeeper Jan] Oblak".