Madrid Inflict Barcelona’s First League Defeat Of The Season

Madrid Inflict Barcelona’s First League Defeat Of The Season
Madrid Inflict Barcelona’s First League Defeat Of The Season

Madrid Inflict Barcelona’s First League Defeat Of The Season

Real Madrid defeated Barcelona 3-1 in the 250th El Clasico to go top of La Liga and inflict their rivals’ first league defeat of the season.

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Karim Benzema our Madrid 1-0 ahead on 12 minutes after Vinicius Jr’s shot had been saved into his path by Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Madrid Inflict Barcelona’s First League Defeat Of The Season
Madrid Inflict Barcelona’s First League Defeat Of The Season

Federico Valverde doubled the champions’ lead in the 35th minute with a lovely 20-yard drive.

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Ferran Torres pulled one back from Robert Lewandowski’s flick-on with seven minutes left to play.

But in the 91st minute Rodrygo settled it with a penalty.

The rivals started the day with seven wins and a draw from their opening eight games – but Real go three points clear now as they remain unbeaten.

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This was a first away La Liga defeat in almost a year in charge of Barcelona for Xavi.


Published on: October 16, 2022. at: 7:04 pm

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