Atletico Madrid is finding it difficult to maintain their lead at the top of the table, played goalless draw against Getafe at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez giving Real Madrid a chance to close up by two points on Saturday. Barcelona could also reduce the point difference by four when they play Huesca on Monday evening.
Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone admits that the team is nervous when asked about the title race after the round 27 fixture with Getafe, said “its normal, "There are still 11 games left to go.
After a below average first half performance, the Los Rojiblancos could not put their chances to the best advantage in the other half.
Since their loss against Levante, Diego Simeone’s men have in their last four matches won and draw two (D2 W2).
Karim Benzema's brace at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano keeps Real Madrid in touching distance of Atletico.
Barcelona are in the mix, sitting in the third position, one points behind Real.A win for them on Monday will place then four points behind Atletico and two points ahead of Real.
Fourth placed Sevilla are eight points behind Barca and Real Sociedad is in fifth position with three points from the champion’s league qualification.