Real Madrid 1-1 Barcelona

Real Madrid's top tips

April 17, 2011
By Eduardo Alvarez
The first and arguably least important of the four almost consecutive derbies is over. However, this intense match provided us with significant pointers for the upcoming battles between the top two clubs in Spain. 1) Jose Mourinho's tactics implicitly prove his belief that Real Madrid can't beat Barcelona at their own game. Not since Van Gaal's Ajax bagged a famous victory in 1995 had the Madridistas seen a first half with less possession at the Bernabeu. The Portuguese manager started the match ...

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