Both goalkeepers were on top in the first half, although Keylor Navas was largely a bystander as Real enjoyed a number of opportunities at the other end. Marc-Andre ter Stegen, who still has a modest profile on the world stage despite his exploits with Barca.
Cristiano Ronaldo out and forced Karim Benzema to head against a post. His excellent distribution abetted the Catalan revival following the break and he coolly denied Gareth Bale when the Welshman came knocking after the hour mark.
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