Barcelona vs Real Madrid 1-2 Highlights Goals Full Video Replay 2nd April 2016 La Liga El Clasico. Ronaldo scored winning goal, Barca unbeaten run ends. Revenge TakenAn embarrassing loss of 4-0 in the reverse fixture for the Blancos at Santiago Bernabeu, the men in whites came from one goal deficit to earn a well deserved hard-fought game.
After a dull first half draw, the game came to life in the second half when Gerard Pique managed to out run Pepe so as to meet the ball with his head. Benzema equalized soon and later Ronaldo came up with the winning goal for his team in the final 10 minutes of the match.
Scoreline: Barcelona 1-2 Real Madrid
56′ 1 – 0 Gerard Pique
63′ 1 – 1 Karim Benzema
84′ [ Red Card ] Sergio Ramos
85′ 1 – 2 Cristiano Ronaldo
Beginning of the match saw a minute of silence for the recent death of Barcelona Legend Johan Cruyff. The first half of the match was a dull affair with initially Barcelona taking charge. The competitive nature of the two teams was on display when Pepe and Busquests collided in the first few minutes of the match.
Soon the officials came into play, when an unnoticed offside almost resulted in a goal for Barcelona, only for Suarez to miss it from two yards. Sergio Ramos got booked by the referee for his volatile nature as he kept complaining.Soon Madrid turned the tables with Bale crossing a ball for the other two members of famed BBC- only the cross to get blocked by Pique.
The best chance of the first half for Barcelona fell into the feet of Rakitic, but his shot was well saved by the diving Navas. Dani Carvajal too earned a booking in the 18th minute- the resulting free-kick was taken by Messi and it fell just over the crossbar.
Mascherano along with Suarez were victim of poor refereeing as they were shown yellow for minor fouls. A penalty for Catalans was also denied by the ref when Messi was taken down at the edge of the box by Ramos. Late in the first half Benzema missed a direct volley from Carvajal’s cross even when he had acres of space.
The second half started with Navas hesitantly clearing an off-target ball and Ramos getting penalized soon after- with a challenge on Suarez. The resulting free-kick goes curling away from the top corner. Few minutes later, Benzema and Modric both tried their luck thereby call Barca defense into action.
Later Messi goes for a delicate chip over Navas, which the Costa Rican international saves with his fingertips conceding a corner. The resulting corner was cleared by the Madrid defense by awarding two more in the process. The third successive corner resulted in a goal when Pique managed to dodge Pepe and head the ball in the net at the 54th minute.
At the strike of an hour of the game, Toni Kroos find Benzema with his cross getting deflected from Jordi Alba, the Frenchman manages to contact the ball with his with an overhead kick thereby equalizing for the Blancos at Camp Nou. Soon in a controversial decision, a headed goal by Bale was wrongly disallowed by the officials for offside.
Already 74 minutes into the game, Luis Enrique chose to substitute Rakitic with Arda Turan in the mid-field, as the Turkish has some experience of facing Blancos in Madrid Derby. Few minutes later, Zidane also chose to introduce Jese- replacing his only goalscorer at the time.
With the game going into dying minutes, Madrid started launching swift attacks resulting in multiple troubles for Barcelona, one of which managed to hit the bar from Cristiano Ronaldo shot. A Minute later, Madrid skipper with an irresponsible tackle on Suarez got his marching orders with a second yellow card; as he was already on a booking. 10men Real Madrid still pushed for a goal and scored a well-deserved one when Ronaldo chests a perfect cross from Bale and squeeze it past the legs of Bravo. That goal turned out to be the winner as the 10men Madrid held on to their lead in the final minutes; ending their rivals 39match unbeaten streak with a historic win.