Battling  Real  Sociedad survived a pounding at Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday when they held Real Madrid to a goalless draw in a frantic La Liga match.
Real Madrid recorded 20 goal attempts compared to only seven created by the visitors who held their turf heroically to go home to San Sebastian with a point thanks to a string of saves by goalkeeper Alex Remiro.
Vinicius Jr wasted two chances from close range, one in each half, with Remiro denying both. The keeper also made critical stops of efforts by Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Rodrygo.
“I’m happy with the point earned and with my personal effort,” Remiro told Movistar Plus.
“Playing against these teams, they usually don’t forgive you but we also missed the chances we had, we were not effective in front of the goal. But happy with the draw.”
Leaders Barcelona moved to 47 points in the standings after their 1-0 win at Girona on Saturday and are now five points ahead of second-placed Real  Madrid.  Real  Sociedad are third on 39 points, having played one more game than the top two.
Desperate to close the gap with Barca, Real Madrid stormed after  Real  Sociedad from the beginning, roared on by their fans on a chilly evening in the Spanish capital.
Benzema had Real’s first chance in the seventh minute when he made a brilliant individual play, dribbling past three defenders, but saw his close-range shot stopped by Remiro.
Vinicius wasted two chances from close range with Remiro denying both.

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