El Clasico of the season has begun
El Clasico of the season has begun . Barcelona vs Real Madrid took place on Saturday in the first. Both teams were very desperate and claimed the win against their fiercest rivals, and both will knew how important their face to face matches were this season in their attempts to claim the Spanish La Liga title. The match kicked off at 12 p.m. ET.
The 21 year old Brazilian scored the opening goal in the 167th edition of El Clasico just some minutes after Madrid defender Sergio Ramos earned a yellow card for knocking down. Neymar, Barcelona’s newest star on consecutive plays, was sent onto Diego Lopez’ goal by just the sort of skillful assist. This earned Andres Iniesta his nickname: El Ilusionista.
Summer signing Neymar opened the scoring in the first half as he latched onto a cheeky through ball and unleashed a low shot that took a deflection off Carvajal and past the hapless Diego Lopez. Video highlights and player ratings for the first Classico of the season.Barcelona overcame Real Madrid in the first Classico of the season.
Then again in the second half, substitute Alexis Sanchez dazzled Lopez with a chipped finish that will be at home on any Classico show reel before Jese Rodriguez pulled back a late consolation for the visitors.
El Clasico is one of the most-watched sporting events in the world and the real football and soccer fans can’t live without watching them,Barcelona and Real Madrid are two of the world’s most popular and successful soccer clubs and each team’s roster is filled with soccer royalty. This will be the first Clasico for both coaches, Madrid’s Carlo Ancelotti and Barcelona’s Gerardo Martino, as well as for Barca’s Neymar and Madrid’s Gareth Bale and Isco.
The eyes of the footballing world were totally and firmly fixed on the Camp Nou on Saturday, when the biggest club fixture on the planet took place.