side had the better of the game and deservedly went ahead after Ronaldo volleyed home Gareth Bale's cross.
Ronaldo was surprisingly replaced by Karim Benzema for the final 26 minutes, perhaps with Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Juventus in mind.
Paris: Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann denied he had chose to join Barcelona next season, saying in an interview aired on French television on Sunday that such reports "were not good information".
Ronaldo scores the opener. Ronaldo appeared unhappy as he made his way to the dugout.
Simeone believes that Real Madrid's squad is the best in the world.
But Real were stunned when their city rivals levelled after 57 minutes, Griezmann swooping after the ball had fallen to him off Vitolo. They could well have the title wrapped up by the time they welcome Real Madrid to the Camp Nou for the Clasico next month.
The Atletico star is clearly a fan of the video game Fortnite and has already given us a few celebrations inspired by the game.
Barcelona have an 11-point lead over Atleti at LaLiga's summit with seven games of the season remaining.
An early league win may also help their Champions League hopes, as they will be able to rest players for the most crucial games.
Keylor Navas has reaffirmed his commitment to Real Madrid amid ongoing rumours of a change in the number one shirt at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Atletico have exclusively completed above their extra illustrious neighbors as soon as within the final 22 years, but heading into this weekend's sport they maintain a 4 level benefit over Zine dine Zidane's males.