Five things from the Madrid derby

Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid picked up a point apiece in a 1-1 draw in the Madrid derby on Saturday night.

Ángel Correa controversially saw red for the away side before Uruguay internationals José María Giménez and Álvaro Rodríguez scored with headers.

1 | Reinildo ruptures ACL

Atlético Madrid defender Reinildo ruptured his ACL in Saturday night’s derby. After the game, Diego Simeone told DAZN: “It’s a shame about Reinildo. It has happened to many of us who have played. Let’s hope he comes back in five or six months.”

2 | Álvaro Rodríguez makes impact off the bench

Rodríguez scored with a header to equalise for the home side after his compatriot José María Giménez put Atlético in front with a superb header from an Antoine Griezmann free.

3 | Luka Modric out for next La Liga match

Luke Modric picked up a yellow card for taking down Yannick Carrasco and will miss Madrid’s next league game.

4 | Diego Simeone equals Luis Aragonés’ record

Diego Simeone has equalled Luis Aragonés’ record as the coach with the most matches (612) in the history of Atlético Madrid.

5 | Advantage Barcelona

With Real Madrid drawing at home to their cross-city rivals, it is now advantage Barcelona at the top of the league.

Kieran Quaile | GSFN

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