Thomas Partey’s Atletico Madrid have dealt a massive blow to Barcelona’s chances of retaining the La Liga title.
With Barcelona already two points adrift of leaders Real Madrid, the Catalans were hoping to secure the three maximum points against Diego Simeone’s side to pile more pressure on Zidane’s men.
However, the Blaugrana have been held at home after letting their lead slip twice against Atletico Madrid who are also seeking to secure a Champios league berth.
The 2-2 draw moves them 1 point closer to Los Blancos who have a game in hand.
Meanwhile Argentine Superstar Lionel Messi scored from the spot to finally get his 700th career goal to join Cristiano Ronaldo as the two active players to have achieved the feat.