Barcelona overtake Real Madrid at top of La Liga table as Los Blancos lose

Barcelona overtake Real Madrid at top of La Liga table as Los Blancos lose

Cristiano Ronaldo was the hero as Real Madrid came from two goals down and one man down to earn a 3 - 3 draw against Las Palmas at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday night, March 1.

Barcelona overtake Real Madrid at top of La Liga table as Los Blancos lose

Real Madrid players celebrate against Las Palmas

The match started brightly for Madrid as Isco opened the scoring in the eighth minute but Tana punished Keylor Navas just two minutes later to make it 1 - 1.

Gareth Bale saw red for two bookable offences after losing his temperament in quick succession within a minute.

Barcelona overtake Real Madrid at top of La Liga table as Los Blancos lose

Gareth Bale lost his cool against Las Palmas

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La Palmas took the opportunity score two quick goals in three minutes. Jonathan Viera slotted home a penalty kick, while former AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng made it 3 - 1 against Los Blancos.

Barcelona overtake Real Madrid at top of La Liga table as Los Blancos lose

Las Palmas players celebrate Jonathan Viera's goal

Ronaldo put Madrid back in the game in the 86th minute with a penalty before heading home the equalizer in the 90th minute from a James Rodriguez corner.

Earlier in the day Barcelona defeated Sporting Gijon 6 - 1 to move top of the La Liga table with Madrid having two games at hand.

The draw against Las Palmas means Madrid are still second but have a game at hand.

For full details on the La Liga standings, click HERE.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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