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ESPN FC's Mark Donaldson and Shaka Hislop analyse the latest edition of El Clasico, as Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid overpowered Barcelona on their way to a 3-1 triumph.
Barcelona were deservedly defeated 3-1 by Real Madrid at the Bernabeu after Carlo Ancelotti's men stormed back from Neymar's early opener to prevail thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Karim Benzema. In doing so, they wrecked Luis Suarez's long-awaited debut, although the former Liverpool man did offer glimpses of what's to come in a Barcelona shirt. At the back, though, the visitors were fraught with problems.
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The hosts used their undeniable firepower up front to overcome the initial setback...