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Rakitic’s strike helps Barca beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu

Ivan Rakitic strike to the goal against Real Madrid

Madrid, Spain – Ivan Rakitic’s strike in the first half helps FC Barcelona defeat Real Madrid in the El Clasico game played at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu.

Real Madrid 0-1 FC Barcelona

Barca defeated Real Madrid in both ElClasico games this season and now FC Barcelona takes lead in the epic rivalry. FC Barcelona moved 10 points ahead at the top of the table.

FC Barcelona defeated Real Madrid in the semifinals to reach the final of the Copa Del Rey.

Game Timeline:

First Half:

  • 2′ Sergio Busquets (Barcelona) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 26′ Ivan Rakitic (Barcelona) scored the opening goal with a right footed shot from the right side of the box to the centre of the goal assisted by Sergi Roberto with a through ball.
  • 45’+1′ First Half Ends Real Madrid 0 FC Barcelona 1

Second Half:

  • 61′ Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 61′ Clément Lenglet (Barcelona) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 82′ Marco Asensio (Real Madrid) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 89′ Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid) received the yellow card.
  • 90’+4′ Second Half Ends.

Statistics:

Real MadridFC Barcelona
48%Possession52%
17 (3)Shots (on target)10 (4)
16Fouls13
3Yellow Cards2
0Red Cards0
2Offsides2
8Corner Kicks6
3Saves3

Lineups:

Real Madrid XI: Thibaut Courtois (GK), Sergio Ramos, Raphaël Varane, Sergio Reguilón, Dani Carvajal, Casemiro, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Karim Benzema, Vinícius Júnior, Gareth Bale

FC Barcelona XI: Marc-André ter Stegen (GK), Clément Lenglet, Gerard Piqué, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto, Sergio Busquets, Ivan Rakitic, Arthur, Luis Suarez, Ousmane Dembele, Lionel Messi

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