20:41 – GOAL OF THE BARÇA!
Luuk de Jong equalizes for FC Barcelona. The center in front of Dembélé’s goal is hit by Militao who tries to push back the leather. De Jong anticipates and puts his foot in opposition. This is enough to deceive Courtois. 1-1 in this Barça – Real Madrid.
8:38 pm – Asensio’s strike!
Another good collective action on the part of Carlo Ancelotti’s men. Asensio transplanted into the axis and tried his luck with his left foot. It is captured in two stages by Ter Stegen.
20:37 – Dembélé strong man blaugrana side
The international tricolor is undoubtedly the most moving and incisive player on the Blaugrana side. The former Rennais is in all the hot actions of this Barça – Real Madrid.
20:33 – Benzema at the origin of the merengue goal
The international tricolor is at the origin of the opening of the score of Real Madrid. It was he who first recovered the leather from Busquets’ feet before serving Vinicus perfectly in depth.
8:31 pm – Luuk de Jong again!
Another clear opportunity for FC Barcelona, still on the left side. This time around Alba’s perfect cross is headed by De Jong. It is captured by Courtois.
8:30 p.m. – De Jong’s head!
Big action from the Blaugrana, the most dangerous since the start of Barça – Real Madrid. Dembélé’s cross is headed in front of goal by de Jong. His head is too in line and does not pose a problem for Courtois.
8:24 PM – GOAL OF REAL MADRID!
Opening scorecard for Real Madrid! Perfectly launched in depth by Benzema, Vinicius accelerates and enters the box before deceiving Ter Stegen with an unstoppable strike from the left. Real Madrid leads (1-0).
20:21 – Barely arrived, already holder
Arrived during the winter transfer window from Manchester City, Ferran Torres was finally tested negative. He is playing his first match tonight under the colors of FC Barcelona.
20:19 – Asensio’s strike!
Supersonic counter of the Merengue: Benzema shifts subtly in a touch of the ball for Vinicius. The Brazilian accelerates uses the cross call of his teammate to enter the axis and serve Asensio. The Spaniard tries his luck. His curled left strike passed just over Ter Stegen’s cage.
8:18 PM – Nacho clears the danger!
De Jong shifts Dembélé to the right side. The international tricolor centers at the penalty spot, it is cleared with the head by Nacho. The corner to follow gives nothing.
20:16 – Vinicius tangles his brushes
Another good deed from Carlo Ancelotti’s men. Benzema finally finds Vinicius in the surface which tangles the brushes in front of Dani Alves who does not allow himself to be surprised.
20:12 – Vinicius’ opportunity!
Superb deep pass from Modric to find Vinicus who is in control and tries a cross kick. His shot, too much crushed, is captured without problem by Ter Stegen.
8:09 PM – De Jong’s strike!
The FC Barcelona striker tries his luck in the Merengue area. His strike is countered by Carvajal. The center forward claims a hand from the Spaniard, the referee does not flinch.
20:08 – Asensio’s strike
New against men from Carlo Ancelotti. Vinicius launched in depth delays and serves Asensio full axis who tries his luck from the left. His curled shot goes way over Ter Stegen’s cage.
20:06 – Another failed relaunch of the Merengue
New pressing very high of the men of Xavi, the Merengue miss their revival. Touch recovered by the Barcelonans. The tactical positioning pays off in its first minutes.