Barca were Beginning More Comfortable at the Top
Barcelona – Barcelona bend Success Real Madrid at home to be a brilliant momentum entering the determination of La Liga. Blaugrana started more comfortable leading the standings.
Barca successfully beat Madrid by a score of 2-1 at the Camp Nou on Monday (23/03/2015) pm dawn earlier. Jeremy Mathieu opened the scoring, was likened by Cristiano Ronaldo, but then returned again by Luis Suarez.
This victory is a very important moment for Barca. With the league’s only 10 weeks left alone, they managed to get away from the pursuit of the previous Madrid just one point adrift. Catalan children now sit atop the standings with a value of 68, four ahead of Los Blancos in second position.
This distance is believed to determine the race for the title, although Barca themselves are reluctant too carried away with the result last night. However, it can not hide the fact that now the Los Cules could lead the standings and enters final phase with more comfort.
“We have not won anything. Now we can enjoy a little bit of this victory, but we are aware that there are still many things to be done,” said Barca midfielder Ivan Rakitic, at the club’s official website.
“Three points against Madrid is always special. It’s great for our fans,” he added.
The game itself is running tight. Barca actually appear to differ by not imposing control of the ball as usual, but appear more direct and quick launch attacks.
Statistics prove that both teams fierce duel with possession of 52% -48 slight advantage for Barca. While the matter of chance, Barca had 17 shots with five led to the goal that returned 13 trials of Madrid, where four on target and one hit the bar.
Rakitic assess his team had started the game well, even could have been 2-0 if Neymar opportunities in the 31st minute when faced with Iker Casillas goal to fruition. In spite of that, the Croatian international players now just want to be more focused on the remaining games will be very challenging.
“We started the game very well and could have been 2-0 up. But this is football, can not be predicted. Now comes the hardest part of the season, the knockout phase of the Champions League and the league,” he said.
Barca are still active in three competitions and the chance to win three titles. In addition to the lead in La Liga, they have also reached the final of the Copa del Rey. Being in the Champions League, Luis Enrique foster children are now in the quarterfinals.