Three penalties and an own goal scored all four goals when Barça and Atlético played a vibrant 2-2 draw at Camp Nou The reigning champions are one point behind Real Madrid. Zinedine Zidane’s team receives Getafe on Thursday.
Diego Costa scored the first own goal of his professional top career Giving Barcelona the lead, but the Spanish striker was given a chance to be saved shortly thereafter. Marc-Andre Ter Stegen made the save but was pulled up because he had both feet behind his goal line and Saul made no mistake with the repetition.
Leo Messi again gave Barça the lead from 12 meters when he duped Jan Oblak But Yannick Carrasco, who had terrorized central defense all evening, was challenged by Nelson Semedo, whom Saúl converted to end the competition.
Late attacks by both teams led to nowhere and all eyes will be on the Barcelona newspapers in the morning after Quique Setién was under pressure after three draws from four games. Real Madrid will be lucky in the meantime after rivals gave the city a helping hand when Zidane̵