Barcelona beat arch-rivals Real Madrid 2-1 in the El Clasico that brought them together tonight, Sunday, at the Spanish Football League 26th round summit.
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The Royal team moved forward with an early “friendly fire” goal that Uruguayan defender Ronald Araujo scored in his own net in the ninth minute of El Clasico’s starting whistle.
But Barcelona responded by scoring two goals in a row through each of their Spanish players Sergi Roberto and Ivorian substitute Frank Kesse in the 45th and 90th minutes respectively from the meeting, which took place at Spotify Camp Nou in Barcelona.
With this win, Barcelona raised their tally to 68 points and cemented their position on the La Liga throne, 12 points clear of their second-placed Real Madrid, who seemed to be raising the white flag. in a title defense campaign.