After the top three La Liga clubs have all played their soccer games, the title battle remains still open. Atletico Madrid hosted their city and direct title rivals, Real Madrid on Sunday, March 7, at 10:15 AM (ET). The venue was the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid.
This was their 168th league meeting. Real Madrid have been the absolute favorite in head-to-head duels, winning 89 games so far; Atletico Madrid have celebrated a victory 39 times, and this was their 40th draw so far.
Uruguayan star Luis Suarez opened the score in the 15th minute of the match with a beautiful shot past Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. Then, just when it seemed that it is over, injury-returnee Karim Benzema netted a goal and equalized the score 1-1 in the 88th minute. Fans of both clubs had a lot to say about the final result, so let's check out the funny memes and reactions from the Madrid Derby.
No winner between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid 1-1: Funniest memes and reactions
Luis Suarez just can't seem to stop scoring as on Sunday, he has scored his 17th goal in 22 La Liga appearances. Madrid can be happy with Benzema as the Frenchman had just returned from an injury and he started scoring right away. That was Benzema's 13th time scoring in 22 league fixtures.
Of course, fans reacted to the goalscorers and the final result and they took to social media to share their best memes and impressions about the game that still leaves the La Liga title race wide open. Let's check them out.
Since there was no winner in the Madrid Derby, Atleti remain on top of La Liga with 59 points. Barcelona are now in second place with 56, 3 points less than the leaders. In third is Real Madrid who are trailing Barca 2 points, meaning they now have a total of 54 points.