Twitter Explodes as One of the Most Dramatic El Clasico's in Recent Memory Ends in Victory for Barca

Sal Sayles
90Min

​The second El Clasico of the campaign took place on Sunday evening, with its outcome certain to have a major say in the La Liga title race. Before kick-off, Madrid led the table by three points, ahead of - of course - Barcelona, albeit with a precious game in hand on their eternal rivals.

Well, AFTER the match, Barcelona, following a dramatic 3-2 victory, moved level on points with Los Blancos at the top of the table. Wow.


Real Madrid CF v FC Barcelona - La Liga

And of course, beavering away alongside all the facts and numbers, there was our beloved Twitter, demanding to have its say on one of the biggest games of each and every season...follow the story of El Clasico below:

As expected, there was plenty of pre-match banter:

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Of course, matters only got more heated during the game itself:

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​​Then, in the 28th minute, Madrid took the lead:


But of course, when you've got Messi, you're always in the game and the maestro equalised only four short minutes later:

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​​Although...

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​​Then things got underway again:

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​​Then the game turned on its head when Rakitic scored a left-footed screamer:

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​​Not too long after, perhaps almost as inevitable as a Messi goal, this happened:

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But the home fans would have their revenge after James scored for Madrid to make it 2-2:

But just when it looked like ending in a pulsating draw, this happened:




...So there you have it. Real Madrid 2-3 Barcelona, and the La Liga title race has been blown wide open.

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