Barcelona 1-2 Real Madrid after a clash match between the two teams and Ronaldo’s late goal ending Barcelona’s 39th match unbeaten run La Liga.
Barcelona FC took on Real Madrid in the last El Clasico of the season at Camp Nou this saturday night and it turned out a very competitive game. Real Madrid played with a deep defensive line and gave away larger chunk of possession but looked threatening on counter attacks. Barcelona pretty much dominated the first 0-0 half but came to life in second half when Gerard Pique scored from a corner kick to make it 1-0 for the home side.
Barcelona 1-2 Real Madrid -Highlights
- 56′ 1 – 0 Gerard Pique.
- 63′ 1 – 1 Karim Benzema.
- 84′ [ Red Card ] Sergio Ramos.
- 85′ 1 – 2 Cristiano Ronaldo.
A Johan Cruyff tribute started the proceedings in the saturday’s clasico and it was promised to be a much more competitive game than the last time these two meet back in October. First half ended in a 0-0 draw but Barcelona pretty much dominated with superior ball possession and Real Madrid were could just play on the counter from time to time.
Sergio Ramos looked to have brought down Lionel Messi inside the box but referee waved play on while couple of other dodgy decisions kept Real Madrid in the game.
After the break Gerard Pique scored the opening goal of the game with a devastating header to put Barcelona in the lead. But Karim Benzema brought Madrid back into the game with a acrobatic shot after Kroos cross was half cleared.
Karim Benzema’s goal opened up the game as both teams went for the kill and we had exciting last half hour where Gareth Bale’s perfectly find headed goal was ruled out for pushing.
Ramos was a lucky boy on the pitch as the footage shows he clearly brought down Messi inside the box but got away with the challege. But his luck was eventually run out when his late lunge on Suarez resulted in second yellow and a sending off.
Real Madrid though took the lead minutes later when Cristiano Ronaldo scored with a superb effort after a good chest control and a finish taking Real madrid 2-1 up at Camp Nou and ended Barcelona’s 39 game unbeaten run.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s late goal earned Real Madrid a brilliant 2-1 win over Barcelona at Camp Nou on Saturday.
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