Los Blancos had dropped 17 points off league leaders Barcelona earlier in the day, and the gap is now 16 - albeit with a game in hand - after Zinedine Zidane's side gave away a 2-1 advantage to share the spoils.
Read how it all unfolded in Sports Mole's minute-by-minute live commentary of the action below.
CELTA: Ruben; Mallo, Roncaglia, Cabral, Jonny; Radoja, Wass, Hernandez; Aspas, Gomez, Sisto
REAL: Navas; Achraf, Nacho, Varane, Marcelo; Casemiro, Kroos, Modric; Isco, Ronaldo, Bale
3 - Real Madrid have failed to win in their last three away league games (D2 L1), after winning each of their previous 13. The last time they failed to win in four away La Liga games was in 2008 (D1 L3). Pressure. pic.twitter.com/0o66f3cHnE— OptaJose (@OptaJose) January 7, 2018