Iniesta's greatest Clasico moments

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  1. Andres Iniesta Barcelona Copa del Rey

    Time to say goodbye

    Sunday's Clasico clash against Real Madrid at Camp Nou will be Iniesta's last as he prepares to leave the Catalan club this summer. Providing he can shake off a knock, the midfielder will feature in the famous fixture for the 38th time. He has won 16, drawn nine and lost 12 so far and will be eager to sign off with one last victory against Barca's biggest rivals.
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    Ovation from Real Madrid fans in 4-0 victory

    Iniesta scored with a superb strike, blasting home a right-footed shot into the top corner after he was set up by a Neymar back-heel. That was the third goal in a memorable 4-0 win for Luis Enrique's side and Andres (who also assisted one of the goals that night) was given a standing ovation from the Madrid fans after he was substituted in the 77th minute. Diego Maradona and Ronaldinho were the only previous Barca players to be afforded that honour at the Bernabeu.
  3. Neymar Andres Iniesta Cesc Fabregas Barcelona Real Madrid La Liga 10262013

    Another goal in 4-3 win in Madrid

    Iniesta scored again in a 4-3 win for Barcelona against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu in 2013-14, smashing home with a left-footed shot after another perfect pass from Messi. The Argentine scored a hat-trick, including two penalties, as Tata Martino's men claimed victory in a seven-goal thriller.
  4. Iniesta Supercopa goal Real Madrid

    First Clasico goal and another trophy

    Iniesta had to wait until his 21st Clasico to score in the famous fixture (in 2011). But like most of his goals, it was an important one as it helped Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3-2 in the Spanish Supercopa and lift the trophy after the two teams had drawn 2-2 in the first leg. Andres latched onto a pass from Messi and chipped the ball over international team-mate Iker Casillas to convert in a game that saw Cesc Fabregas make his debut and Jose Mourinho poke Barca assistant Tito Vilanova in the eye after the final whistle.
  5. Barcelona 5-0 Real Madrid HD

    Masterclass Manita at Camp Nou

    Jose Mourinho had arrived at Real Madrid in the summer of 2010 as Los Blancos sought to end Barcelona's dominance, but Pep Guardiola's side showed them just what they were up against in a thrilling 5-0 win at Camp Nou. Along with Xavi and Lionel Messi, Iniesta produced a masterclass that night.
  6. Iniesta Cristiano Ronaldo

    Silences Cristiano Ronaldo in 1-0 victory

    It is hard to find a more mild-mannered player than Iniesta, but the midfielder showed another side to his character in a 1-0 win over Real Madrid in 2009-10 as he was caught on camera silencing Los Blancos' big-money signing, Cristiano Ronaldo. After the Portuguese accused the Spaniard of diving following a foul by Lassana Diarra, Andres shouted: "Shut up, Cristiano!"
  7. Barcelona Real Madrid 6-2 2 May 2009
    Barcelona Real Madrid 6-2 2 May 2009

    Stars in famous 6-2 win

    In a game that Barcelona fans will never forget, Iniesta ran the midfield along with Xavi and Sergio Busquets as the Blaugrana romped to a wonderful win which wrapped up La Liga in Pep Guardiola's first season as coach. Iniesta was almost unplayable that day and ran Fernando Gago ragged. Barca went on to win the treble.
  8. Xavi Iniesta Ronaldinho

    Cameo in Ronaldinho show at the Bernabeu

    Iniesta only played 20 minutes, but the midfielder was on the winning side for Barca at the Bernabeu for the first time in a 3-0 victory. Ronaldinho, scorer of two fantastic goals, was given a standing ovation by the Real Madrid supporters. Years later, Andres would receive a similar tribute from those fans...
  9. Andres Iniesta Zinedine Zidane of Real Madrid during a Primera Liga Barcelona Real Madrid Camp Nou 1 April 2006

    First game at Bernabeu ends in defeat

    Iniesta played the full 90 minutes in a Clasico for the very first time and made his Santiago Bernabeu debut in Barca colours. The midfielder started alongside Xavi and Rafa Marquez for Frank Rijkaard's side, but the Blaugrana lost 4-2 in a thrilling match. Zinedine Zidane opened the scoring for Los Blancos.
  10. Iniesta 2004-05

    Debut and victory in 2004

    A serious injury to Swedish striker Henrik Larsson saw Iniesta make his Clasico bow as a substitute on November 20, 2004. The midfielder played the last 19 minutes in the Camp Nou clash, which Barcelona won comfortably thanks to goals from Samuel Eto'o, Giovanni van Bronckhorst and Ronaldinho.