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El Clasico 2021: Real Madrid Beat Barcelona 2-1 In Thriller

Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos scored to help Real Madrid complete El Clasico double over Barcelona in La Liga and move to the top of the league table

April 11, 2021

Real Madrid's Toni Kroos, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring their's side second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi gestures in pain after being tackled during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, center top, is tackled by Real Madrid's Casemiro during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain. Real Madrid won 2-1.

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Barcelona's Sergio Busquets, left, vies for the ball with Real Madrid's Toni Kroos during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Pedri, center, plays the ball next to Real Madrid defenders during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Martin Braithwaite, left, argues with Real Madrid's Luka Modric, right, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Luka Modric, right, falls as he battles for the ball with Barcelona's Pedri during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Karim Benzema, left, celebrates with teammate Lucas Vazquez after scoring the opening goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring the opening goal past Barcelona's goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, background, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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