Griezmann scores late as Atletico draws 1-1 at Real Madrid

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Real Madrid's head coach Zinedine Zidane gestures before a Spain's La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Alaves at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, April 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Antoine Griezmann’s late goal gave Atletico Madrid a 1-1 draw at Real Madrid on Saturday, tightening the title race in the Spanish league.

Griezmann used his left foot to drive home a perfectly placed throughball by substitute Angel Correa to equalize at the Santiago Bernabeu in the 85th minute.

Pepe had put hosts Madrid ahead in the 52nd, when he shook off his marker and headed Toni Kroos’ free kick just inside the far upright.

Atletico Madrid’s Yannick Carrasco, right, vies for the ball with Real Madrid’s Marcelo during the La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Saturday, April 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

The stalemate in the Spanish capital derby left leader Madrid three points ahead of Barcelona, which visits Malaga later Saturday. Madrid also has a game in hand
Atletico, which added the draw to wins at Madrid in the last three league campaigns, stayed in third place, 10 points behind Madrid.

Real Madrid’s Pepe, center, celebrates with teammates Luka Modric, center, right, Carbajal, Right, and Marcelo, left, after scoring a goal during a Spain’s La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, April 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos, right, vies for the ball with Atletico Madrid’s Angel Correa during the La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Saturday, April 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Real Madrid’s Pepe, center left, celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during a Spain’s La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, April 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

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