Barça thrashes Real Madrid 4-0 in first El Clásico 2015/2016
Monday, November 23, 2015
On Saturday, Spanish match.based club defeated their arch rivals 4–0 at in in a
Barça had greater ball possession. The match saw fiveand one . Three Madrid players were yellow carded with a total of 23 fouls committed in the match.
Uruguayan striker scored the first goal of the match in the 11th minute by an assist from . The first booking came in the 23rd minute. went down in the booking list. The first substitution of the match came in the 27th minute when Argentine got injured and Frenchman was substituted in for him.
Right backwas booked in the 31st minute for his foul on . During that foul, Alves got injured and the match was interrupted for a while. In the 39th minute, Neymar assisted by doubled the lead for the Catalonians. The first half ended 2–0 with Barcelona leading in the . Real Madrid's was shown the yellow card in the 51th minute. Two minutes later, Neymar assisted Iniesta who scored in the top right corner making the score 3–0 for the visitors.
Croatian after two months of knee injury. replaced Brazilian in the 59th minute. This was Messi's first appearence since September 26.was substituted in for James Rodríguez for Los Blancos in the 55th minute. Two minutes later, was sustituted in for
assisted Suárez in the 74th minute and he scored in the left corner. Iniesta was substituted off at the 77th minute for and got a standing ovation from the Bernabéu croud.
Further in the match, Carvajal was yellow carded in the 83rd minute and Isco was red carded in the next minute. Two extra minutes were added in whichwas booked for a foul.
Barcelona had 87% passing accuracy as compared to 83% of Los Blancos. Andrés Iniesta was awarded as man of the match. Neymar remains the top scorer ofwith twelve goals.
Barcelona got 6 points clear of Real Madrid and is at the top of the La Liga table.
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74' Luis Suárez