El Clásico Stalemated

Published on 3-Dec-2016 by srijan213

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El Clásico Stalemated

The most anticipated event in domestic club football -- twice a year -- was a point-splitter.

Barcelona hosted arch-nemesis Real Madrid in a La Liga clash and wound up sharing in a 1-1 result.

The Catalonian side was looking to close that gap atop the Spanish leaderboard, but they'll have to wait another day.

They'll also have to remain mindful of their rear flank:

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These two giants cancelled each other out in every respect.

And that includes both Ronaldo and Messi being held off the score sheet. Again.

The Portuguese international had a couple of shots turned away by Marc André ter Stegen, the little Argentine beat himself by firing wide on an excellent opportunity:

Luis Suárez is probably the best striker in the world at the moment, and he showed his class yet again when the footballing world's spotlight shines the brightest:

That's like a regular day for him against Real.

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and that's when Sergio Ramos is the dude who usually gets the job done:

Seems like it's always Captain Fantastic to the rescue. Always.