Real Madrid 2-1 Barcelona

Real's fringe players hailed for Clasico win

March 2, 2013
By ESPN staff
Real Madrid assistant coach Aitor Karanka praised the club's fringe players after they beat runaway La Liga leaders Barcelona 2-1 to make it two El Clasico wins in five days for Jose Mourinho's side.

The Portuguese coach made seven changes from the side that emerged victorious from the Camp Nou on Tuesday night and still gained three points.

Real overcame an almost full-strength Barcelona side thanks to goals from Karim Benzema and Sergio Ramos in-between Lionel Messi's leveller ...

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