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Real Madrid ends Barcelona’s hopes of a thrilling 3-2 win

Vaseline 2 months ago

Real Madrid emerged victorious with a dramatic 3-2 victory over Barcelona on Sunday evening is exciting the classic meeting.

The defeat at Santiago Bernabeu ends La Blaugrana’s slim chances of defending the club La Liga title.

Barcelona started brightly, with Andreas Christensen breaking the deadlock and capitalizing on Raphinha’s corner to give the visitors an early lead inside the opening ten minutes.

However, Real Madrid responded quickly, with Vinicius Junior leveling the score from the penalty spot.

El Clásico: Real Madrid ends Barcelona's title defense hopes with thrilling 3-2 victoryEl Clásico: Real Madrid ends Barcelona's title defense hopes with thrilling 3-2 victory
Barcelona’s La Liga title defense hopes shattered after El Clasico cash defeat to Real Madrid – Getty image

Lamine Yamal thought he had given Barcelona the lead again, but his goal was disallowed by VAR.

The match took a sour turn for Barcelona as they suffered an injury just before half time with Frenkie de Jong picking up an ankle injury.

Despite the challenge, Barcelona regained the lead thanks to substitute Fermin Lopez’s finish in the penalty area.

However, Real Madrid once again found their way back into the match, with Lucas Vazquez leveling the score for the second time.

As the match seemed headed for a draw, Bellingham delivered the decisive blow, scoring his 17th league goal of the season, securing a crucial win for Real Madrid.

The result destroys Barcelona’s hopes of a late claim to the La Liga title, while Real Madrid now have a clear path to pursue it.

With only a few games left in the season, Real Madrid now need a maximum of eight points to clinch the La Liga title.