It wouldn’t be El Clasico without a dose of Sergio Ramos drama.
Barcelona and Real Madrid played out a 1-1 draw in the first-leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final.
Lucas Vázquez opened the scoring before a second-half strike from Malcom proved to be the leveller in a moment full of controversy.
Madrid failed to clear their lines after Luis Suarez initially hit the post and all chaos then ensued in the penalty box.
The ball fell kindly to Malcom who, when standing at a tight angle, still had a difficult task to find the back of the net through several Madrid players.
The Brazilian’s strike took a slight deflection off Dani Carvajal and headed in the direction of Ramos.
Just when it looked as though the Spaniard was about to stop the shot he let the ball fly past him.
Instead of preventing the equaliser Ramos shirked responsibility and threw his hands up in the air as if he was leaving it for Keylor Navas behind him.
Unfortunately for Ramos, his goalkeeper was doing the exact same thing.
Marcos Llorente on the line was also unable to prevent Malcom’s effort and Madrid were left with egg on their face.
In true Ramos fashion he picked up a token yellow card in what was his 40th El Clasico appearance.
Different Clasico, same old Ramos.
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