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Atletico miss chance to close gap on Barca

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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone lamented his side's inability to turn possession into goals as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Malaga on Sunday. 

Malaga's defender Jesus Gamez (L) vies with Atletico Madrid's Brazilian defender Filipe Luis during the Spanish league football match Malaga CF vs Atletico de Madrid on March 3, 2013 at the Rosaleda stadium in Malaga. Atletico Madrid missed the chance to close the gap on Barcelona at the top of La Liga to nine points as they had to settle for a point from a disappointing 0-0 draw at Malaga.

Barcelona's 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid on Saturday had meant Atletico could have cut the gap at the top to nine points with a win, but they failed to find a way through in a match that started brightly before fizzling out.

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