Cristiano Ronaldo wasted a succession of probabilities as Real Madrid were command to a hitless draw by 10-man metropolis at the Santiago Bernabeu.
The result completed a frustrating day for the massive 2 in La Liga with Barcelona earlier beating Las Palmas however seeing star forward Lionel Messi dominated out for up to eight weeks with a knee injury.
No-one epitomised Madrid’s irritation quite Ronaldo UN agency unsuccessful time and once more to search out cyberspace because of a mixture of poor finishing – he had fourteen shots however solely 2 on track – and tremendous goalkeeping from Malaga’s Carlos Kameni.
And once the European country striker did beat the Cameroonian, within the eighth minute, he saw his effort justifiedly dominated out for offsides.
Malaga merited a share of the spoils for his or her tenacious show with the sole blemish the 77th-minute dismissal of Nordin Amrabat.