“Dark Christmas” for Zidane as his men are humiliated 0-3 by Barcelona
Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Aleix Vidal goals against bitter rivals Real Madrid put a shocking 14 points gap between the two Spanish titans after just 17 games.
The gap gets Barcelona towards La Liga title with a humiliating win in festive season El Clasico. Lionel Messi’s goal keeps him on the right track of being the all-time goal scorer of El Clasico with 25 goals.
Barcelona capitalized on the first half results (0-0), when, in the 54th minute, Luis Suarez saw the back of the net to make it 0-1 for the visitors!
Luiz Suarez opening the scoreline in 54th minute
Dani Carjaval was later on sent off after handing the ball from a Paulinho’s shot, as Barcelona were given a penalty converted by Lionel Messi to make it 0-2!
Dani Carjaval was red-carded for handing the ball from a Paulinho’s shot while in the box
Lionel makes it 0-2 via a spot kick
Aleix Vidal made it 0-3 in the injury time to give advantage to his team as they now lead the title race with 45 points, while their bitter rivals Real Madrid remain fourth-placed with 31 points and a game in hand.
Aleix Vidal made it 0-3 in the injury time
As it stands in La Liga now
Will Zinedine Zidane and his men bounce back to win the title back? Never say, “never”, in football, as time is always the decider!