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Honors even in Copa ‘Clasico’ first leg

GOALLESS:The biggest surprise on the night was that neither Barcelona’s Lionel Messi nor Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo managed to get on the scoresheet

Reuters, MADRID

Messi is one goal short of Alfredo di Stefano’s record for Clasico matches of 18, while Ronaldo’s record run of scoring in six straight matches between Real and Barca came to an end.

The winners of the tie play Atletico Madrid or Sevilla, who were due to meet yesterday at the Estadio Vicente Calderon in Madrid, in May’s final.

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