Jude Bellingham Leads Real Madrid to Dramatic Clasico Win Over Barcelona

Bellingham’s Last-Minute Goal Puts Madrid 11 Points Clear at La Liga Summit

In a thrilling Clasico encounter, Jude Bellingham’s last-minute goal secured a dramatic 3-2 victory for Real Madrid over arch-rivals Barcelona, propelling them 11 points clear at the top of La Liga. The match, played on Sunday, witnessed intense back-and-forth action, with Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti praising Bellingham’s crucial contribution that inches Los Blancos closer to the Spanish league title.

Madrid displayed resilience, twice equalizing through Vinicius Junior and Lucas Vazquez after Barcelona took the lead twice with goals from Andreas Christensen and Fermin Lopez. However, it was Bellingham’s decisive strike in stoppage time that left the Santiago Bernabeu crowd exhilarated and sealed Madrid’s crucial victory.

Ancelotti lauded Bellingham’s timely goal, stating, “He arrived at just the right time, he worked so hard in the game, it’s been a while since he scored and today he scored a goal that could be fundamental in winning the league.”

Despite Barcelona’s spirited performance, especially after their recent Champions League exit, they were unable to thwart Bellingham’s heroics, showcasing Madrid’s determination to claim the league title this season.

The match also saw significant moments, including Madrid goalkeeper Andriy Lunin’s early mistake that allowed Barcelona to take the lead. Despite Barcelona’s efforts, Madrid’s attacking prowess, led by Vazquez and Vinicius, proved decisive, ultimately securing the crucial victory.

With the win, Madrid took a significant step towards clinching La Liga, with Vazquez expressing the team’s determination to finish the season strong and compete for all available honors.

In other La Liga news, Atletico Madrid suffered a setback with a 2-0 defeat against Alaves, impacting their top-four aspirations. Goalkeeper Jan Oblak acknowledged the team’s poor form and emphasized the need for improvement to navigate the challenging end of the season successfully.

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