Karim Benzema and Joaquín both went close late on to breaking the deadlock but it ends goalless.
Betis beat Valencia on penalties after drawing 1-1 after full-time and extra-time in the Copa del Rey final in Seville.
Alfredo Relaño reacts to Real Betis' dramatic Copa del Rey semi-final win over Rayo Vallecano at the Estadio Benito Villamarín on Thursday.
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Alfredo Relaño looks back at Real Madrid's defeat to Real Betis at the Estadio Benito Villamarín on Sunday.
Messi celebrated his sixth Ballon d'Or with a hat trick in front of an ecstatic home crowd. In LaLiga alone, Messi now has scored 35 hat tricks, notes Alfredo Relaño.
Last night our AS team was surrounded by some great sporting characters. Not only award winners and athletes, there were also managers, organisers, sponsors, and the likes.
Barcelona's defeat to Levante, coupled with Atlético's draw with Sevilla, meant the Real Madrid faithful made their way to the Bernabéu in high spirits...
One of the wonderful things about football is its great variety and the different styles which coaches employ to win games - all of which is valid, argues Alfredo Relaño.
Last night's Copa del Rey clash was a delight to watch, a classic full blooded cup tie. Betis went two goals ahead against a Valencia side who reused to roll over ended up securing a creditable 2-2 draw.
Sunday's LaLiga action was brought to a close at the Villamarín, where Real Madrid needed a late Dani Ceballos free-kick to secure maximum points.
It would appear that the footballing goblins have conspired to help Isco with their mischief making. It wouldn't be odd to me, though, because he is such an attractive player...