Top 10 Photos: Barcelona 1-1 Real Madrid

By Chris Wright

After three tempestuous outings in the past 18 or so days, last night’s Big Cup Clasico was a relatively tranquil affair -with football (remember football?) just about winning out, despite the odd snide foul and the best efforts of one Javier Mascherano.


The Barca team bus is mobbed as it arrives at the Camp Nou

The rain teems down in Catalonia…

…as a golden ray of sunshine splits the brooding clouds


Serial pitch-invader Jimmy Jump high-tails it away from the stewards after trying (and failing) to pull a hat over Cristiano Ronaldo’s grease-swathed noggin

Pedrito and David Villa celebrate the former’s opening goal with a round of gurning

Lionel Messi finds comfort in the arms of a good man

Marcelo tries to work out the aggregate score at full-time

Barcelona players celebrate after the final whistle

Pep Guardiola has his ‘Platoon’ moment

Photos courtesy of the PA.