Barcelona: RealMadrid battledbacktowin2-1atBarcelonain a nervy LaLiga ‘ElClasico’ on Saturday thankstoa brace by top scorer JudeBellinghamin the second half.
Barcelonaproduced a performance full of verveandskill, with midfielder Ilkay Gundogan opening the scoring from close range in the sixth minute by taking advantage of a bad defensive mistake by the visitors.
However, Barca were punished for failingtoconvert their dominance into goals asBellinghammade the most of the two chances he had in the second half.
First he unleashed an unstoppable strike from range into the upper left corner in the 68th minuteandthen, in stoppage time, he scored the winner after collecting a Luka Modric pass inside the box.
RealMadrid are top of the standings on 28 points, level with Girona. Barca are third on 24.
(Published 28 October 2023, 16:58 IST)