Bellingham equals the legendary Frenchman in goals in El Clasico

Football news 22 apr 2024, 01:49
Steven Perez Dailysports's expert Steven Perez
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On Sunday, April 21st, the 257th El Clásico took place between Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Jude Bellingham secured victory for the Whites in stoppage time. According to Squawka, with this goal, the English midfielder equaled Zinedine Zidane's tally of goals in El Clásico, both players now standing at three goals each. Notably, Bellingham achieved this feat in eight fewer matches.

It's worth recalling that Barcelona took the lead twice in the encounter, with goals from Andreas Christensen and Fermin Lopez. However, Vinicius Junior and then Lucas Vazquez restored parity for Real Madrid on two occasions. The match was sealed by Jude Bellingham's goal in the 90+1st minute, ending 3-2 in favor of Real Madrid. Real now sits 11 points ahead of Barcelona and inches closer to reclaiming the title in the capital of Spain.

Analysts consider Real Madrid's right-back Lucas Vazquez the standout player of this match. He contributed with a goal and an assist. British midfielder Jude Bellingham of Real Madrid was recognized as the second-best performer in the game.

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