Do you know that Zidane has not lost any matches at Nou Camp? As the manager of Real Madrid, Zidane had six games at Nou Camp and has not lost any matches.
Both teams were in tough situations before the match. For instance, Real Madrid has two losses in a row before Clasico. Real Madrid lost the game against Cadiz and Shakhtar in the Champions League. Barca lost the away game against Gatafe on Saturday. Koeman’s team got in a good mood after a big win at the Champions League. Lionel Messi and his co won 5-1 against Ferencvaros. Experts believed that playing against Real Madrid would be easy for Barca.
1st half of the match
Real Madrid started the match with very aggressive attacking options. Junior Vinicius and Asensio were playing from the very first minute. Along with Karim Benzema, they were attacking the net of Netu. Real Madrid could score a very early goal – in the 5th minute, Valverde scored a beautiful goal. In just three minutes, the side of Nacho was fully free, so Messi and Fati could easily score the equalizer.
Real Madrid had two more moments in the first half. Unfortunately to Los Blancos fans, Karim Benzeam could not score the goal. After 45 minutes, both teams were good with a draw.
2nd half of the match
Second half started with the counter attacks of Barcelona. Countinho had the realest moment to score the goal. It was visible that Thibaut Courtois could not save the moment. Unfortunately to Barca fans, Coutinho could not shoot on target. In just a few minutes, Sergio Ramos was dropped in the penalty area. VAR started checking the moment and the referee pointed to the penalty spot. Sergio Ramos got the right to score the goal and he used it easily. The captain gave the lead to Los Blancos. In the last 10 minutes, Barca’s goalkeeper had four saves and it was visible that Los Merengues was close to taking 3 points. In the last minute, Luka Modric played well and scored another goal. Real Madrid won with two goals lead.