It was the first time El Clasico match in La liga was played without football fans watching at the stadium. The Coronavirus pandemic has indeed affected the football world as football fans have been restricted from going to the stadium to cheer their favorite clubs to victory, and we can see the effect of the closed door matches in this season El Clasico game at Camp Nou when Barcelona suffered a 3-1 defeat at the hands of bitter rivals Real Madrid.
Barcelona went into the El Clasico game at the back of a 1-0 loss to Getafe, and heading into the game against the Los Blancos side, they were hoping to get back to winning ways. but just five minutes into the game, Real Madrid had taken the lead through Fede Valverde. Barcelona continued search for an equalizer came when Ansu Fati, the young Barcelona striker who made a surprised start in the El Clasico game ahead of Antonio Griezmann netted the equaliser three minutes later to level things up.
Real Madrid were awarded a penalty in the second half when Madrid’s Captain Sergio Ramos went down so easily after a clumsy contact by Clement Lenglet. Sergio Ramos restored Los Blancos’ lead from the penalty spot to put Madrid back on the lead. Just when Barcelona were searching for another equalizer, Real Madrid substitute Luka Modric came from the bench to seal the win and clinch victory for Zinedine Zidane’s side.