Posted: Saturday January 12, 2013 3:59 PM

Real Madrid held to 0-0 at last-place Osasuna

Decrease font Decrease font
Enlarge font Enlarge font

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -Ten-man Real Madrid slumped to a dire 0-0 draw at Osasuna in the Spanish league as coach Jose Mourinho failed to compensate for the absence of top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo on Saturday.

With Ronaldo serving a one-game suspension, Madrid's pedestrian attack didn't manage a shot between the posts until injury time and was lucky to avoid a loss to the relegation-threatened Osasuna.

Mourinho sent on reinforcements after halftime, but Kaka lasted 18 minutes on the pitch before receiving his second booking in the 76th minute.

Madrid is in a distant third place with only one win in its last four league games. The draw left it 15 points behind Barcelona before the league leader visited Malaga on Sunday.
Hot Topics: NBA Playoffs NHL Playoffs Golden State Warriors Bryce Harper Paul Pierce Masai Ujiri
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines, your California privacy rights, and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint