Last Updated: 17/04/14 7:21am
Good cross from Alves is flicked on by Alexis but Pepe scrambles it wide. Pinto is up for the corner but Ramos heads away.
Neymar scores! No, he beats Casillas but it cannons back off the post and straight to the Real keeper. He should have scored.
GOAL - GARETH BALE - What a goal from the Welsh wing wizard. He breaks on a counter attack, he gets by Bartra who tries his best to foul him, but he comes into the box and pokes it home past Pinto.
Real again counter at pace as Alves gives it away, Benzema plays it inside for Di Maria - he ignores the support though and goes for goal, but sends it over the bar.
Iniesta sends ball through for Neymar and Pepe dives in to make a crucial challenge. Corner from Xavi is behind for another set-piece, but this time Real clear.
So close for Modric, he picks up ball from Bale and gets away from Busquets before sending drive just wide of the post.
Real look to counter and Isco plays ball though to Benzema but a great covering challenge from Mascherano sees Barcelona win possession.
Messi plays in Alves, he sends a low cross into the six-yard box and Real have to scramble it away through Ramos.
Alves crosses deep into the box for Pedro but he controls it with his arm - whistle goes and chance gone.
GOAL - MARC BARTRA - Corner comes in from Xavi and the young defender rises to head home - shocking defending from Real.
Good save from Pinto as he tips Benzema's shot onto his near post. Di Maria takes, Pinto goes down and Bale heads in - but flag is up for offside.
Xavi and Busquets get in a mix in midfield, Benzema takes advantage and drives at goal, Mascherano deflects his shot wide. Barca clear corner, Xabi Alonso picks it up but sends it high over the bar.
Messi makes a break, he looks for run of Iniesta out wide but great defensive work from Di Maria tracking back.
Di Maria takes the free-kick, Barca clear but only as far as Bale and his sweetly struck half-volley is just inches over the bar.
What a run from Pepe as he intercepts ball before driving past Messi and is almost clean through but is brought down by Mascherano.
Great run from Bale, he drifts inside evading a couple of challenges before toe-poking an effort into the side netting.
Good chance for Benzema as Di Maria pulls it back for the French striker, but he can't connect cleanly and it is wide.
Nice ball into the box from Fabregas looking for Messi - he is not happy as he feels Coentrao pulled him back.
Real chance for Barca, but Messi puts it wide. Ball came to him off Neymar but the Argentine maestro could only drag his shot wide.
Again Bale is almost clear as Benzema finds Isco, but the pass is just too strong for the Welshman - Real look so dangerous on the counter.
Real counter at pace again, Di Maria to Benzema, he looks for Bale in the box but Busquets is back to make the crucial interception.
Wonderful challenge by Alba to deny Isco as he pulled the trigger after a great break which saw Isco play in Bale and then get the ball back before being denied.
Barca win a corner, it is taken short to Messi - he cuts across the box but his shot is weak and Casillas takes it at his near post.
Lovely play from Modric in the middle, keeping the play despite a throng of Barca shirts - he lays it wide to Carvajal who gives possession away.
Better play from Barca with Iniesta orchestrating it all - he goes for goal from Alba lay off but it is charged down and Real clear.
Bartra down holding his face after clash with Coentrao - but clearly the contact was minimal. He then concedes a corner.
Nice footwork from Neymar as he dribbles his way into the box, he lays it back for Xavi - but it is surprisingly poor from the Barca skipper and he sends it well over the bar.
More good work from Alba, this time as the creator as he finds room around the back and crosses into box for Neymar - he beats Coentrao, but can't get his header on target.
Another good attack from Real as Di Maria and Benzema combine again, the Argentine gets it back off the Frenchman but goes down looking for a free-kick and nothing is given.
Good ball in from Alves, Carvajal misses the ball and Alba is there behind him to connect with the header, but it is straight at Casillas - decent chance.
Messi tries one-two with Alba, but he can't quite control the return ball and Casillas is able to grab it.
Great ball from Iniesta for Fabregas in the box, he plays ball into six-yard box but it is just too strong for Neymar to reach.
Bale drives into Barca box, he lays it off to Di Maria and he goes for goal - but it is easy for Pinto to take.
Brilliant touch from Benzema as he back-heels pass back to Pepe as the Portuguese launches an attack over the halfway line - Real very much on top.
Nice play by Barcelona, it comes for Busquets and he looks for Neymar in the box - he wants a foul for holding from Coentrao but nothing given - then play is stopped as Neymar, Pepe and Coentrao clash off-the-ball.
Modric is back clearing his lines as Neymar found Iniesta in the box but his pull back was intercepted by the Croat.
Barca on the attack looking for a quick equaliser, Neymar breaks into the box and cuts it back - but Pepe is there to block and Casillas claims it.
GOAL - ANGEL DI MARIA - Brilliant, sweeping move from Real. Isco feeds Bale, he finds Benzema and then he sends Di Maria clear, he carries on into the box and fires into the corner past Pinto.
Iniesta goes down under Pepe challenge - nothing given, then Iniesta brings down Carvajal. Lucky to avoid a booking.
Great work from Real as Benzema feeds Bale, he turns in the box and gets a shot away but Masherano manages to deflect it wide for the first corner of the game.
Messi looks to latch onto through ball but Casillas is off his line quickly and he launches a counter - great ball from Isco sends Bale into the box but he drags his shot just wide. Good effort.
Alba and Iniesta exchange passes and the full-back breaks into the box but good challenge from Carvajal. Goal-kick.
Real enjoying the early possession, looking at attacking down either flank - Modric seeing plenty of the ball too.
Plenty of reaction coming in and it is all favouring Real - like Tom Thacker, he is saying 2-0, whilst Chris Green is going for 3-1.
Casillas; Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Coentrao; Modric, Alonso, Isco; Di Maria, Benzema, Bale. Subs: Diego Lopez, Varane, Casemiro, Nacho, Morata, Illarramendi, Willian Jose
Pinto; Dani Alves, Bartra, Mascherano, Jordi Alba; Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta; Neymar, Messi, Fabregas. Subs: Oier, Puyol, Adriano, Song, Sergi Roberto, Pedro, Alexis
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