Despite conceding the fastest goal of the season on the 23 second mark Barcelona came out ahead in the first of this year’s El Clasicos. but Karim Benzema’s killer instinct was not enough to carry the day for the men in Real Madrid jerseys as Alexis Sanchez, Xavi and Cesc Fabregas led the fight back for the Blau Grana and took their club top of the table in La Liga. In fact, Barcelona have not lost a match in the city of Madrid since 2008, and it was readily apparent why they are the Champions of Europe as their silky smooth passing and teamwork help them trounce Madrid 3-1.
While Real were presented with several chance to score, the ball just wouldn’t go, even for Ronaldo, and in the ended Mourinho has been left to rue a famous loss at home to a side that a fast becoming his personal nemesis.
Posted by: Matthew Wall, editor, soccerprose.com
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