In their first game since La Liga resumed after a three-month break amid the COVID-19 crisis, Champions League hopefuls Real Sociedad played a 1-1 home draw by Osasuna on Sunday.

Mikel Oyarzabal of the Society canceled Adrian Lopez’s first-half penalty for the visitors to leave them fourth on 47 points from 28 games, one point ahead of fifth-placed Getafe who are chasing the last qualifying spot for the Champions League next season.

Getafe slumped to a 2-1 defeat on Friday at Granada, but Real failed to take full advantage of that slipup as they seemed to lack inspiration without fans creating an atmosphere, with all matches being played behind closed doors.

The result left Osasuna from 35 points to 11th place.

Real seemed to lack inspiration without fans creating an atmosphere

In the first half, the hosts dominated possession but they failed to find space and were punished in the 29th minute after a handball from Robin Le Normand awarded the visitors a penalty.

Lopez converted the spot-kick to put Osasuna in front of them and they nearly doubled the tally on the half-time stroke when the attempt by Inigo Perez was just above the bar.

On the hour, actual equalized. Willian Jose pulled the defense out onto the flank and crossed for Oyarzabal, who found a low shot at the back of the net.

Real Madrid previously defeated Eibar 3-1 to sit two points behind Barcelona’s leaders on 59 points.


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