Barcelona proved that they are the comeback kings when they made a splendid come back after going down 1 goal in 22 seconds to beat archrivals Real Madrid 3-1 reinstating their top position in La Liga.
This was the seventh and final Clasico of 2011 which was played in Real Madrid’s home ground Santiago Bernabeu as hosts took the lead just 22 seconds after the start of played when Karim Benzema scored the fastest goal in Clasico history.
Visitors were back in action in half hour as 24 years old Alexis Sanchez scored in his first league appearance against Real Madrid to take his side back in the game. Xavi’s volley took a big deflection from Marcelo to become a own goal as visitors took lead before Fabregas’ header finished the scoring for night making it 3-1 for Barcelona.
Victory sends Barcelona on top of La Liga table equalizing their points with archrivals but the head-to head record makes them the top team as Real Madrid have one game in hand.
Match started with a surprise for Barcelona as Karim Benzema grabbed the quickest goal in Clasico history in just 22 seconds to send Real Madrid on top. A poor clearance from Victor Valdes led the ball to feet of Angel Di Maria who drilled ball in Penalty area where Sergio Busquets attempted to make a save before Mesut Ozil’s volley rebounded it to Karim Benzema who would never miss a chance from six yards.