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Video: Real Madrid wins, Barcelona draws

After this weekend's results, Real Madrid and Barcelona share first place in La Liga, with the Galacticos ahead on goal differential with 13 league matches left, including an April 11 showdown at Estadio Bernabeu.

While Real overcame a two-goal deficit in the final 30 minutes to defeat Sevilla, 3-2, on Rafael van der Vaart's finish in stoppage time.....

Barcelona was held to a 2-2 tie at Almeria, despite a pair of goals by Lionel Messi:

By Steve Goff  |  March 8, 2010; 10:17 AM ET
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Is goal differential the tiebreaker if Real and Barca wind up even?

Posted by: Joel_M_Lane | March 8, 2010 10:41 AM | Report abuse

Head to head is first.

Posted by: Reignking | March 8, 2010 11:13 AM | Report abuse

The first tie break is head to head. If Real wins next month then I believe the next tie break is goal differential.

Posted by: Solnoir | March 8, 2010 11:15 AM | Report abuse

Can we get a moratorium on commentary filled with superlatives?

Messi's first strike wasn't a spectacular finish, and a wonderful burst of creativity, or anything like. It was the opponents losing concentration for a moment and Messi burying a very straightforward shot.

Not every goal scored is brilliant.

Posted by: ChrisinBelfast | March 8, 2010 12:56 PM | Report abuse

Can we get a moratorium on commentary filled with superlatives?
Posted by: ChrisinBelfast

That's the best idea I've ever heard.

Posted by: I-270Exit1 | March 8, 2010 5:48 PM | Report abuse

Not a fan of the Sergio Ramos rub-my-nipples celebration. Yuck. Did he learn that from Simon Cowell?

Posted by: Reignking | March 8, 2010 9:49 PM | Report abuse

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