Real Madrid Vs. Barcelona, 2012 El Clasico: Fairly Quiet So Far

Ooh, that's the first really interesting moment of the match. A cross comes in from the Barcelona left and just about eludes Cesc Fabregas, allowing a grateful Iker Casillas to come and collect. Instead of showing that in further detail, ESPN Deportes has decided to show us the managers on the touchline. Jose Mourinho is dressed like a 55-year-old planning on going for a hike. Pep Guardiola, unsurprisingly, is epitomising dapper.

There's some fun stuff going on in the Barcelona half, too. Real Madrid are pressing their guests hard and Cristiano Ronaldo - a much more well-rounded player than he's given credit for - picks Dani Alves's pocket near the corner flag and instantly feeds Gonzalo Higuian in the box. Unfortunately for the hosts, the striker had no idea that the play was developing and thus never bothered coming back onside. So, yeah, not much has happened yet. Still 0-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu.

For more on the two teams, check out Real Madrid blog Managing Madrid and FC Barcelona blog Barca Blaugranes. We'll have live coverage of the match in our Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, 2012 El Clasico StoryStream.

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