Neymar's goal inspired Barcelona forward as the match reached the 30 minute mark of the first half. Lionel Messi has been dangerous as well, coming close to a goal of his own and nearly setting up Neymar for a second.
All of Barcelona's possession not only earned them a deserved lead, it also kept the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale completed out of the match. The duo barely saw any of the ball as Madrid struggled to figure out how to get the ball forward effectively during those seemingly
Lionel Messi again had a chance to expand the lead in the 26th minute, breaking into the Madrid area and attempting to cut the ball back to Neymar who as again in open space. Madrid defender Dani Carvajal was the only thing between Madrid and a likely 2-0 deficit and he made the play, intercepting the pass and clearing the danger.
With 15 minutes left until halftime there's not doubt that Los Blancos need to make some adjustments despite showing some signs of life at last.