Lionel Messi pressured referee in tunnel at half-time of Clasico -- Sergio Ramos

Barcelona remain unbeaten in La Liga after drawing 2-2 with Real Madrid

Ronaldo twisted his right ankle as he scored the first equaliser for Real Madrid in a physical battle at the Nou Camp.

Coach Zinedine Zidane said the injury was "a small thing" and Ronaldo will be fit for the Champions League final.

The Real Madrid star received treatment on the field immediately after the goal.

The home side, who were reduced to 10 men following Sergi Roberto's first half sneding off, looked as if they would hold out for a priceless win over their bitter rivals before Garth Bale grabbed his thirteenth league goal of the season.

Spanish media outlet Don Balon say the Argentine superstar has agreed with Ernesto Valverde that he can have a rest ahead of the World Cup.

Sergi Roberto had been sent off at the end of the first period after Luis Suarez opened the scoring in a pulsating, and highly controversial, Clasico.

However, Madrid hit back within just five minutes, as Ronaldo raced into the box to tap-in a cushioned Karim Benzema header.

The Portugal forward, however, was replaced by Marco Asensio at halftime. "We will have him ready (to play)".

"Whenever someone gets hurt on the pitch and we think it's serious, we kick the ball out", he said.

Barca are now just three games away from becoming the first side to complete an unbeaten La Liga season since Real Madrid achieved it in 1932. Roberto returned a cross for the striker to sweep in with his right foot after Messi had drawn in two defenders with a run to the near post.

The strike from Ronaldo put the Portuguese level with Real legend Alfredo Di Stefano for the second-most Clasico goals of all-time at 18. The Portuguese global nearly bagged another immediately after his goal, as the Barcelona defence fell asleep, but Marc-Andre Ter Stegen was wide awake to smartly stop Ronaldo's shot.

Suarez and Bale otherwise had few openings in front of goal, while Messi and Ronaldo were thwarted by saves from Keylor Navas and Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Alaves routed Malaga 3-0, and Getafe beat Las Palmas 1-0.

Both sides pushed for a victor and Real could have had a penalty when Jordi Alba caught Marcelo but Barca clung on to remain unbeaten in the league with three games to go.

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