Real Madrid wins El Clásico to replace Barcelona at the top of the League

MADRID: Real Madrid He showed his character by beating Barcelona 2-0 at the top of Sunday's table the classic , beating his rivals in the the league Summit after a week in which his pride had taken a beating at home and in Europe.

Brazilian teenager Vinicius Jr He scored the first game in the 71st minute with a blow that deflected Gerard Piqué, baffling goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, who had made some impressive stops, and replaced Mariano added the second in additional time.

Real had swallowed chastening defeats by Levante in the league and Manchester City in the Champions League over the past week but after a tame first half they overwhelmed Barca, threatening to score on numerous occasions before breaking the deadlock.

The team of Zinedine Zidane led the classification with 56 points after 26 games, with Barça falling to second place with 55.

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