The ESPN FC panel discussion on Real Madrid after the team in La Liga vs. Moose (1:16)

Real Madrid had a disappointing 1-1 draw against Elche on Wednesday and lost ground in the La Liga title race to leaders Atletico Madrid

A header from Luka Modric brought the champions in the 20th Minute in the lead, but Elche found a way back into the game when Fidel Chaves completed from the penalty spot early in the second half

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Both teams had a chance to take all three points, with Elche striker Lucas Boye hitting the post while Real defenders Dani Carvajal and Sergio Ramos were thwarted by good saves from home goalkeeper Edgar Badia

Elche had the last chance to win the game when they scored a free kick in added time, but defender Gonzalo Verdu’s shot was canceled by Real keeper Thibaut Courtois

The draw stopped a winning streak of six games in all competitions for Real and took second place in the overall standings with 33 points, two behind city rivals Atletico, who also has two games in hand. Elche is 15th with 16 points Place

“We started well, but our opponents had studied us well They got everyone behind the ball and tried to beat us during the break It’s not a big surprise we couldn’t win, “said Real midfielder Casemiro

Real had retired into the title race with five wins in a row before the Christmas break and seemed to score another goal after an excellent first half

Toni Kroos missed the goal with a free header and Marcelo knocked shortly before Modric after a blow from Marco Asensio, who also hit the crossbar

Zidane’s team had a penalty incorrectly awarded by an Elche player for a block the referee believed hit his arm, but the referee corrected the decision after reviewing it on the pitchside monitor had

Elche only worried Courtois once in the first half but was given a golden chance when Carvajal was punished for confronting Antonio Barragan

They had their impressive Badia to thank for keeping it that way The goalkeeper met Ramos at close range shortly after flying over his goal to block a shot from Carvajal

Real’s record signing Eden Hazard came back injured after over a month but couldn’t help his side get the winner they longed for

“It seems like a gentle punishment to me, you get those little shirt trains around, I haven’t seen it, but there are umpires who like to give them another one on Benzema if you can’t give one Don’t give it to the other, you have to give both, “said Courtois

“These are things that happen in the area. But we can’t say anything about the referee, we focused more on the yellow cards and fouls than on our game”

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The ESPN FC panel discussion on Real Madrid after the team in La Liga vs. Moose

Real Madrid’s game disproved the result when Luka Modric and Casemiro showed solid changes despite falling points in the title race

Real Madrid were drawn by a fiery Elche side on Wednesday after Zinedine Zidane’s side couldn’t keep up with Atletico Madrid in the league

A Luis Suarez header put Atletico Madrid in the 500 on Wednesday Game by coach Diego Simeone, who is responsible for the club, a 1-0 home win against Getafe

Xavi Hernandez will be returning to Barcelona as General Manager next month when Victor Font is on Jan. January is elected president of the club 24

Elche – Real Madrid

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