Despite Real’s early lead, Atletico dominated the first half – but tiredness caught up with them.
Diego Simeone decided to leave David Villa on the bench, using Raul Garcia as a number ten.
Carlo Ancelotti continued with the midfield and defence that had thrashed Schalke, but went for cautious options at full-back.
This was a standard Madrid derby: high-tempo and scrappy. Karim Benzema put Real into an early lead following a set-piece, but from then Atletico dominated. Real remain the title favourites – see online betting.