Barcelona manager Luis Enrique slams 'unfair' result after Malaga defeat

And if he is banned for more than one league game he will be unavailable for the April 23 Clasico at the Bernabeu, a decisive day in the Liga title race with Madrid now three points clear.

Barcelona forward Neymar could miss the upcoming El Clasico for sarcastically applauding refereee Gil Manzano after being sent off in Saturday's 2-0 defeat at Málaga.

Griezmann's excellent finish five minutes from time secured a 1-1 draw for Atletico at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday as Real's star "BBC" strike force of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema again failed to shine.

Barcelona is now trailing Real Madrid in the La Liga and will next face Juventus for Champions League derby. The capital side drew their clash with city rival Atletico Madrid.

Enrique sought to address his team's lack of creativity and energy by introducing Andres Iniesta at the break, only for Barca to find their fightback hindered by Neymar's dismissal, with the Brazilian shown a second yellow card for a rash challenge on Diego Llorente.

- After Sandro's goal, Barcelona have surrendered three goals from their former players (Munir 2 Sandro 1) in LaLiga this season. In an exciting thriller, in which both the keepers made some incredible saves, Real failed to take all the three points and had to settle for a draw.

The changes didn't have the desired effect, however, as Iniesta was guilty of giving the ball away, which nearly led to a second Malaga goal, but Juanpi failed to convert Sandro's unselfish cross. They took the lead in the 32nd minute when Sandro - who left for Malaga this summertime - fired previous Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

In addition, Adalberto Penaranda had a perfectly legitimate goal ruled out for offside in the 72nd minute, with the linesman incorrectly raising his flag after the Colombian had latched onto a perfectly-timed through-ball to score.

Antoine Griezmann scored a late equaliser in the Madrid derby as Atletico held La Liga leaders Real.

Nevertheless, a first-half strike from ex-Barcelona onward Sandro Ramirez and a late effort from Jony Rodriguez finished their hopes.

Despite the loss, he refused to criticise his players, saying he was "delighted with their attitude" but he did admit it hurts their chances of retaining the league title.

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