Neymar gave Barcelona a two-goal cushion with a goal in the 39th minute of El Clasico on Saturday.
The striker took a through ball from Andrés Iniesta and got a shot off with his left foot from a difficult angle, netting it left of center.
The score remained 2–0 at the half.
Barcelona entered the match in first place in La Liga with 27 points. Real Madrid, however, has one less loss and a better goal differential than their rival.
- Kenny Ducey