MADRID — Lionel Messi scored in the last minute of game to give Barcelona a dramatic 3-2 win over Real Madrid on Sunday, leaving the Spanish league title race wide open.
Messi netted from inside the area, cross by Jordi Alba two minutes remaining into stoppage time of the “clasico,” leaving the rivals level on points.
Barcelona is ahead on the head-to-head tiebreaker, but Real Madrid still has a game in hand with more points.
Barcelona‘s forward player Lionel Messi runs with a dressing on his mouth after being hit by marcelo during the match Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona at the Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 23, 2017.
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, center, celebrates with his teammates after scoring during a La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Barcelona, known as ‘el clasico’.
Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3-2 on the road on Sunday in El Clasico to move into first place on goal difference, with Lionel Messi scoring two goals, including the wining goal in the 92nd minute of the match.
After going down 1-0, Barca responded to take a 2-1 lead before James Rodriguez’s late goal. But that wasn’t all as Barca’s desperation attempt on the counter produced a strike from Messi that will go down as one of his biggest in his career.
Though it ended well for Barca, it didn’t start well. Casemiro made it 1-0 28 minutes in for the hosts on this strike.
Barcelona’s stunning victory over Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu, Lionel Messi’s last winning goal.
Lionel Messi scored his 500th Barcelona goal in second-half stoppage time as his side beat 10-man Real Madrid 3-2 in an unbelievable Clasico at Santiago Bernabeu, a victory that puts them top of LaLiga.
Substitute James Rodriguez had scored a dramatic late equaliser that looked like it would give Madrid a draw but in 92nd minute Messi scored a stunner.
Its a never easy win both teams played very well, a lot of drama, suspense and thriller is watched in spanish league laliga match.