Atletico had the best of the chances in the first period, but they could not make the breakthrough, with the scores level at the interval.
Both sides continued to force the issue in the second half, but the goal never arrived as the points were shared in a 0-0 draw.
Read how it all unfolded in Sports Mole's minute-by-minute live commentary of the action below.
DEPORTIVO: Aranzubia; Ze Castro, Pablo, Ayoze, Aythami; Valeron, Camunas, Bergantinos, Juan; Riki, Gama
ATLETICO: Courtois; Juanfran, Miranda, Godin, Luis; Gabi, Suarez, Garcia; Rodriguez, Adrian, Falcao