El Clasico 2 - 1

The second El Clasico of the week really didn't go any better. On the 6th minute the game was already 1-0 for the home team. Karim Benzema scored the goal from Alvaro Morata's pass and the Blaugrana defense was once again lost. 12 minutes later Lionel Messi tied the game. The winning goal was a header by Sergio Ramos.

Real started the game without players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Mesut Özil as expected, since this game really didn't have much of a value to them. However on the second half after Kaka was substituted with Ronaldo and Benzema with Sami Khedira, Real seemed much more eager to win. FC Barcelona was once again a little lost, at times even passive and lazy.The game was much calmer than usually, it was obvious that this game wasn't super important to either one of the teams. However the few last minutes of the game were definitely a bit more aggressive and sometimes the game even looked like an El Clasico. Despite the seemingly calm playing a total of ten yellow cards were given, 4 to Real Madrid and 6 six to FC Barcelona. Victor Valdes also got a red card after the game for a reason I'm not completely aware of.

There was a moment on additional time that should've been a penalty for Barca, but wasn't. Despite that FC Barcelona was once again a shadow from it's usual self and I don't know if a penalty would've really changed that. Whatever it is that's wrong in the team needs to be fixed, fast. I really hope that they won't play like that against AC Milan and if they do this year's Champions League will soon only be a memory.

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