Primera Liga leaders Barcelona produced a
sparkling display of fluent, attacking football to outclass arch-rivals
Real Madrid on their way to an emphatic 3-0 win at the Nou Camp on
Former Real player Samuel Eto'o put Barca in front just before the
half-hour when he made the most of a mix-up between defender Roberto
Carlos and keeper Iker Casillas to notch his 10th goal of the season.
Dutch defender Giovanni van Bronckhorst doubled the Barca lead just
before the break when he drilled home at the far post to finish off a
dizzying passing move involving Ronaldinho and Deco.
The outstanding Ronaldinho wrapped up a brilliant win when he fired home
from the penalty spot after Guti had wrestled Eto'o to the ground when
the African Player of the Year scorched his way into the area 15 minutes
The win allowed Frank Rijkaard's side to open a seven-point lead over
Real at the top of the table after 12 games of the season.
Earlier last season's champions Valencia finally broke their 10-match
winless run after goals from Italian striker Bernardo Corradi and