Real Madrid and Barcelona played out a thrilling 2-2 draw in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup in the Santiago Bernabeu
Real Madrid opened the scoring when Karim Benzema made an excellent run down the inside right channel and slipped the ball into the path of Mesut Ozil. The Germany international making no mistake from 12 yards. But the home crowd was silenced when David Villa curled a wonderful effort into the back of the net to level things up for Barcelona.
Things got worse for Jose Mourinho’s team when Lionel Messi gave their arch rivals the lead on the stroke of half time but Xabi ALonso ensured honours were even with a carefully placed shot past Victor Valdes into the bottom corner of the net.