Barcelona defeated Real Madrid 2-1 in another Spanish derby
Spain, October 26, 2013
With goals scored by Neymar and Alexis Sanchez, Tata Martino’s team defeated Real Madrid 2-1. The discount was scored by Jesé Rodriguez.
During the first half, Barcelona had the superiority in the game. Neymar, the Brazilian star, debuted in his first derby and did not disappoint the fans: he scored the 1-0 for the home side to put them ahead.
During the first half, Real Madrid failed to score. Cristiano Ronaldo was the one who sought to get out of the script and relied on his speed to win in the final meters, but couldn’t be able to reach the equality.
In the second stage, the clearer chances were on the side of Real Madrid but luck played for Barcelona. The clearest for the visit was at the 26th minute. The Frenchman Benzema stepped in opponent field and took a great shot that hit the bar.
However, when Ancelotti’s team was near to score, Alexis Sanchez appeared to sentence the final result. The Chilean made a great individual play and took a shot over the goalkeeper’s body, to set the 2-0. At the end, Jesé Rodríguez scored the discount.
Martino’s team added another victory today, the ninth in ten days, and remains the sole leader of the tournament with 28 points. Real Madrid, with 22 points, remains in the third position.