Lionel Messi and Thibaut Courtois were not at the kick-off in Camp Nou. And that Barça their Argentine star player was missing, was in the opening stages clearly. Real Madrid handed the sheets out and climbed down after six minutes ' lead. Lucas Vázquez pushed a cross from Karim Benzema against the ropes. A droomstart for the visitors, Barcelona had to chase.
Then kept the home side seeking, to Ivan Rakitic a vrijschop of Malcolm at the lat said. Quite a scare for Real, that the subsequent counter did not know to redeem. Ten minutes for the coffee tried Luiz Suárez with a plaatsbal, but Keylor Navas had a great rescue in the house.
Just before the hour, the second half on the board. Jordi Alba came on Navas and Suárez hit the inside of the pole, but Malcolm knew the rebound is still within kick: 1-1. A few minutes later, once again cheers at the Nou Camp. Not because of a goal, it is because Lionel Messi and the terrain entered.
The subbing of the Argentinian did not deliver the desired result. Messi knew hardly any danger to ensure. Real got -a chance of Gareth Bale after - nothing done. Final score: 1-1. On 27 February, the second leg in Madrid on the program.
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