Atletico Madrid Vs. Barcelona, 2012 La Liga: Barcelona Hold 1-0 Lead At Halftime

Well, Barcelona always score. It's kind of what they do. Dani Alves has given the visitors the lead at the Vicente Calderon, capping off an absolutely lovely move in which Barca ripped the Atletico Madrid defence to pieces. Cesc Fabregas drew the defence to the left before slipping in the right back, who was presented with a simple finish from six yards, with Thibaut Courtois completely out of the picture.

It's not the first time Courtois' guard has been breached -- Lionel Messi had an early goal disallowed for intentional handball -- and Barcelona have come close on other occasions, most notably with a Xavi free kick that drew a brilliant flying save from the Belgian. Atletico have had their chances too, with the Barca defence and Victor Valdes looking pretty shaky, but they'll have to stop their guests from scoring again to have much hope of getting anything from this game. That'll be fairly tricky, because Barcelona look like they're in a mood.

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