Cristiano Ronaldo misses penalty as title hopes recede

Cristiano Ronaldo misses penalty as title hopes recede
Cristiano Ronaldo after missing a penalty for Real Madrid - GETTY IMAGES

This weekend saw Real Madrid drop points to Malaga in a crucial game to keep their title hopes alive. Cristiano Ronaldo missed a Penalty which would of seen them 2 – 0 up but instead Madrid ended the game with a draw, as Malaga equalised in the second half.

Barcelona currently lead the table by 9 points with Atletico tied with Madrid.

Ronaldo put in a headed effort before half time to make it 1 – 0 from a Toni Kroos corner but was controversial as many would say he was offside. The Portuguese star got up to take the spot kick, but saw his effort well saved to his left by home goalkeeper Carlos Kameni.

Zinedine Zidane’s men were left to rue a rare miss by Ronaldo when Weligton crossed for Raul Albentosa to level 24 minutes from time.

“It is obviously going to be difficult because we have dropped two points, but we won’t give up,” said Zidane.

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