Yesterday the first El Clasico in the ongoing season of La Liga was staged where Real Madrid faced their top rival club Barcelona. The match was hosted at the home venue of Real named Estadio Santiago Bernabeu where Barca destroyed Real in El Clasico.
In the time of need, Cristiano Ronaldo did not show his best and he wasted number of opportunities. On the other hand, Lionel Messi was in great form and presented his true color. CR7 and LM10 are undoubtedly two great players in the time being and their retro performance made the difference between two Spanish giant. In the 2nd half, Real played with ten men and in their own ground, Barcelona destroyed them simply.
In last Saturday at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, in the ongoing season of La Liga, Barcelona won the first Clasico by 3 – 0. They went ahead through the goal of Luis Suarez and later Messi increased the goal difference. In the additional minutes of the game, Aleix Vidal scored the 3rd goal and so, they ensured a big victory over Real Madrid.
In first half of the match, Real dominated the ground and considering the attack, they went ahead of Barca. But after the break the whole picture was changed. Barca made several attack to the opponent goal post. In the meantime within 10 minutes, they scored two goals and took control of the match.
This is the first time for Barca to win consecutive three matches at Santiago Bernabeu. Though Real played less than a match than Barca but still Catalan club are 14 points ahead of Real and so, they are getting close to retake the league title.
In the 3rd minutes of the game, CR7 scored a goal by head but that was off side. In 11th minutes of the game, Kroos passed the ball to Ronaldo into the box but the Portuguese forward failed to touch his leg. In 30th minutes of the game, Barca got the first real chance. Messi passed the ball and Brazilian Paulinho made a high shot that was stopped by Navas in exchange for corner. Just a minute after, Ter Stegen made an amazing save for Barca when the local team got a corner. The shot was taken by Cristiano. Finally first half finished with 0 – 0.
But at the beginning of the second half, Barca took control of the match and they basically saved their best performance for the 2nd half it seemed.
In the 9th minutes of the 2nd half Barca went ahead by an amazing attack. Suarez made the most important goal where Rakitic and Roberto assisted the goal. Real lost their temper by digesting a goal. By fouling Suarez, Ramos got a yellow card. Just couple of minutes later, Real defense was opened suddenly and Suarez made another shot but Navas stopped that but could not make it out of danger. In return ball, the Uruguayan striker made shot again but this time post was the obstacle. In the meantime, Roberto head but Carvajal stop it though his hand and received the red card directly. So, Barca got penalty and Messi scored the goal by spot kick. In the additional minutes of the game, Messi made a cutback and Vidal made a low shot and Barca got the 3rd goal.