Neymar inspires Barcelona to victory over Real Madrid
Neymar marked his Clasico debut by inspiring Barcelona to victory over Real Madrid.
The 21-year-old and Alexis Sanchez helped Barcelona to a 2-1 victory over their rivals to move a point clear of Atlético Madrid at the top of La Liga.
The Seleção international opened the scoring on 19 minutes when Neymar, found the corner of the net after being played in by Andres Iniesta.
Then Real pushed hard for an equaliser with Victor Valdes producing fine saves from Sami Khedira and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Ronaldo also had a very good penalty shout waved away before Karim Benzema rattled the crossbar with a stinging drive for the visitors.
Barcelona sealed the three points when substitute Sanchez scored as he beautifully chipped home with 12 minutes remaining after the assist from Neymar
Real pulled one back in added time when Jese latched onto Ronaldo's ball to fire under Valdes, but it was too little too late for the visitors.