Real Madrid came from behind to beat Barcelona 2-1 at the Camp Nou on Sunday afternoon, in a thrilling El Clásico match.

Raphinha gave Barcelona the lead in the 21st minute, but Real Madrid equalized through Karim Benzema in the 38th minute. Vinicius Junior scored the winning goal for Real Madrid in the 63rd minute.

Barcelona started the game strongly and created a number of chances. Raphinha opened the scoring in the 21st minute with a well-taken finish after being played through by Pedri.

Real Madrid grew into the game after their goal and equalized through Benzema in the 38th minute. Benzema finished off a flowing move involving Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo.

Real Madrid continued to dominate possession in the second half and took the lead in the 63rd minute through Vinicius Junior. Vinicius Junior finished off a counter-attack after being played through by Benzema.

Barcelona tried to get back into the game in the closing stages, but Real Madrid defended well and held on for a well-deserved victory.

Highlights:

21' Raphinha gives Barcelona the lead with a well-taken finish.
38' Karim Benzema equalizes for Real Madrid.
63' Vinicius Junior scores the winning goal for Real Madrid.

Analysis:

Real Madrid were the better team in this game. They were more efficient on offense, shooting 51% from the field compared to 42% for Barcelona. Real Madrid also defended well, holding Barcelona to 40% shooting from three-point range.

Barcelona struggled to defend Real Madrid's counter-attacks. Benzema and Vinicius Junior were able to get easy goals off the counter-attack all night. Barcelona also struggled to rebound the ball, giving up 15 offensive rebounds to Real Madrid.

Barcelona will need to improve their defense and rebounding if they want to be a contender this season. Real Madrid are a good team, and they will be a tough opponent for anyone in the playoffs.

Conclusion:

Real Madrid's victory was a vital one. It moved them top of LaLiga and sent a message to their rivals. Barcelona, on the other hand, will need to improve their performances if they want to challenge for the title this season.

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