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Well that's it from me, Luke Matthews this evening. In a dramatic Clasico, Cristiano Ronaldo's winner was enough to give Real Madrid the win to move seven points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with only four games to go.
Before I go, here is our rather impressive match report from tonight, even if I do say so myself.
Barcelona 1-2 Real Madrid
Thank you for joining me today and thanks for your contributions throughout the afternoon. Make sure you join us on Tuesday where I will be bringing you all of the news, action and reaction in the second leg semi-final between Chelsea and Barcelona at Camp Nou, while we will be around on Wednesday for Real Madrid versus Bayern Munich. Until next time, goodnight and God bless!
Before I bid you farewell folks, I'm going to leave you the post-match reactions we have published so far this evening. Stay tuned to Goal.com though for even more comments from both clubs!
Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world, says Karanka after Real Madrid's win over Barcelona
Busquets says Barcelona 'won't give up' despite Clasico defeat
Real Madrid have taken an important step towards La Liga title, admits Xabi Alonso after victory over Barcelona
Now for a few other reactions from Barcelona players, starting off with Isaac Cuenca, who did not feature this evening.
"The game wasn't what we expected after the game we played. Let's turn the page and focus on Chelsea."
Victor Valdes also tweeted: "Now focus on the Champions League game..."Good night and visca el Barca!"
We've brought you a few tweets from footballers so far this evening and here are some more. It seems the American lads are particularly fond of Clasico.
Jozy Altidore: "Enjoyed the match. Madrid wins this one, Barca didn't play well. Can't wait for the next one!"
Stuart Holden: "Ronaldo! Gol! Wowww."
Charlie Davies: "YES REAL MADRID!!!"
For those of you waiting to hear from Pep Guardiola, here is what the 41-year-old had to say after his team's defeat to Madrid, with the former midfielder conceding the Liga title to Los Blancos.
"First of all, congrats to Madrid, for the win and the Liga title they have confirmed today.
"We've controlled Madrid's counterattacks pretty well, they didn't create a lot of chances, at the end a bit more."
"I feel bad for the fans. But the players have been giving everything, for four years already know, so I hope they understand.
"Now the players should relax a bit, and then focus on Chelsea. We should see if we can get in the right spirit.
"I wouldn't change my players for anything. These players have been in this situation and have shown they can get up.
"Tello played a very good game, both in attack and defense. It's not easy to play as winger in this team. He had chances."
So what would you do if you had just beaten Barcelona at Camp Nou to pretty much wrap up the Liga title race? Well, Xabi Alonso has just tweeted the following:
"Relaxing and listening to Belle and Sebastian."
Never knew the seminal Scottish indie-pop band were big in Spain! What is for sure is that the former Liverpool man has good taste in music.
We now have a quickfire editorial for you from our Spanish football editor, Ben Hayward, who believes Madrid's win tonight has ended Barca's dominance of La Liga.
Collected, controlled, and champions-in-waiting: Madrid's disciplined Clasico display all but ends Barcelona's domestic dominance
Now for some quotes from Barcelona's Sergio Busquets who was full of praise for the home faithful for supporting the team even in defeat.
""We'll give everything until the end in the Liga. But now up to Chelsea, we can't give up.
"The fans where great, supporting the team the whole game, until the end."
So who came out on top in the battle between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi? Well, take a peek at our boxing special below. I don't think anyone will be surpised with the outcome.
Messi v Ronaldo: Who delivered the knockout blow this time?
We will of course bringing you all the reactions before we finish at 23:00CET but we now have a snippet from Aitor Karanka's post-match interview, the assistant being sent by Jose Mourinho who is still maintaining his media blackout. Is it just me who is surprised with the Portuguese's decision not to gloat tonight?
"The league is not decided yet. There are other matches left and we have to continue working hard. The fans are happy with the work of this team. Now we have to focus on our Champions League match.
"We have to make a comeback against Bayern. We already know what the atmosphere will be like at the Bernabeu.
"These are 3 important points that give us confidence to continue working hard."
Sergio Ramos has already been on Twitter to declare his joy after Real Madrid's 2-1 win over Barcelona tonight.
"We taste glory with 3 more points. Need to continue working hard. Hala Madrid!"
Look what we have for you lucky folks, the ratings for all the players involved tonight. Let us know what you think of our player ratings via Twitter and Facebook and the best comments will get a mention!
Player Ratings: Barcelona 1-2 Real Madrid
Now for a few of your thoughts from our social media platforms and David Owunyi, a Barcelona fan felt Los Blancos deserved their win tonight: "They wanted it more than Barca, you could see the hunger in their eyes while we looked scared."
Nico Patzis has said: "Well done to Madrid. They were superb tonight and every player worked so hard. Barca will surely be down in confidence now and I wouldn't be surprised to see them get knocked out to Chelsea in the Champions League."
Here is what you've all been waiting for, the match report! Stick with us folks because we will be bringing you all the post-match reactions and of course, the player ratings will be with you very soon.
Barcelona 1-2 Real Madrid: Ronaldo the match-winner as Mourinho's side take significant step towards La Liga title
With tonight's Clasico, we now have some reaction from Martin del Palacio Langer, our man in Barcelona this evening.
"Complete silence in the stands when the ref blew the final whistle. Then a half-hearted cheer when the teams left the pitch. Consensus here is that Madrid merited the victory."
FULL-TIME at CAMP NOU: Barcelona 1-2 Real Madrid
Jose Mourinho's men earn a priceless victory in Catalunya courtesy of Cristiano Ronaldo's winner to move seven points clear of Barcelona with only four games to go in La Liga.