Two weeks after losing in Valencia (4-1) and four days before welcoming Inter, Real Madrid continues its disoriented walk and left two points in its visit to Villarreal, after drawing by the minimum in the 10th round of the championship Spanish.
The Dominican-born forward Mariano Díaz, who was surprisingly a starter, opened the scoring for Real Madrid as soon as the game began, but Zinedine Zidane's men deflated as the minutes progressed.
In 75, Villarreal ended up drawing with a goal from Gerard Moreno, from the penalty spot.
With this tie, Real Madrid remains fourth in the provisional classification (in 17 points out of 27 possible), while Villarreal climbs to second place with 19 points, just one behind. líder Real Sociedad, which will visit Cádiz (6th) on Sunday.
This Saturday, Atlético de Madrid (3rd) and Barcelona (9th) measure their strength in the Metropolitano in a match in which the Catalans must achieve victory if they do not want to see the top finishers move away a little further.