Ronaldo ended his goalscoring
drought by grabbing a last-gasp equaliser that earned Real Madrid a dramatic 1-1
draw at Real Zaragoza on Wednesday.
The Brazilian drilled home from 10 metres after pouncing on a loose ball in the
area a minute into stoppage time to score his first Primera Liga goal in seven
games and cancel out a second-half strike from Argentine forward Diego Milito.
It was Real's first goal in four league games but did not stop them dropping to
third in the table, a point behind Osasuna who had earlier notched up their
third win in a row with a 2-0 victory at home to struggling Real Sociedad.
Valencia slipped to fourth spot after being held to a 1-1 draw by regional
With nine games left Barcelona, who came from a goal down to beat Getafe 3-1 at
home on Tuesday, lead the standings on 67 points, 12 ahead of Osasuna and 13
clear of arch-rivals Real.
Valencia occupy the final Champions League berth a further point back and enjoy
a seven-point cushion over Deportivo Coruna who moved up to fifth after a 2-1
win over basement side Malaga -- their first home victory in over three months.