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FC Barcelona News: 24 December 2017; Barcelona Crush Real Madrid, Players Begin Winter Break

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Real Madrid 0 Barça 3: Messi Christmas! | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona took all three points at the Santiago Bernabéu in a match which saw them win their third consecutive league El Clásico in Madrid, a feat never before achieved. Another clean sheet was the foundation on which the blaugrana built their stunning victory.

25 Clásico goals for Leo Messi | FC Barcelona
Leo Messi continues his record breaking activities. The man who has scored more goals in Clásicos than anyone else reached 25 goals against Real Madrid on Saturday after scoring the second from the spot in the team’s 3-0 win in the Santiago Bernabéu.

HIGHLIGHTS: Real Madrid 0 FC Barcelona 3 | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona continue unbeaten in La Liga and they end the year top of the table on 45 points thanks to their latest win, a memorable 3-0 victory in the Santiago Bernabéu thanks to goals from Luis Suárez, Leo Messi and Aleix Vidal. The blaugranes now have seven wins in their last 10 visits in the league.

VIDEO: Christmas magic at the Bernabéu | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona like to end years in style, but in 2018 they surpassed themselves. A 3-0 win at the Bernabéu, and we’re sure many fans have been watching the goals scored by Luis Suárez, Leo Messi and Aleix Vidal over and over again without the slightest hint of getting tired.

Third Liga win in a row at the Bernabéu | FC Barcelona
There was the unforgettable 4-0 win two years ago, followed by the utter drama of the 3-2 win last season and now this fantastic festive victory to equal the achievement of Atlético Madrid in the 2013/14 to 2015/16 seasons, the only other side to have won a back-to-back trio of games at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Ernesto Valverde's postgame reactions following El Clásico win | FC Barcelona
Ernesto Valverde spoke to the media in the press room of the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu on Saturday, shortly after FC Barcelona beat Real Madrid, 3–0, to take a commanding 14-point lead over them in the La Liga standings. Here are the highlights of what he had to say.

Players ecstatic after another Clásico victory | FC Barcelona
Andrés Iniesta, Luis Suárez, Paulinho, Sergi Roberto and Jordi Alba react after FC Barcelona's third consecutive Liga win at the home of Real Madrid.

Clásico glory by the numbers: 25 games unbeaten | FC Barcelona
After Messi scored at the Bernabéu, he has equalled Telmo Zarra of Athletic Bilbao's tally of 17 goals scored against the all-whites in league matches. What's more, it was his 526th goal for Barça, and meant he has now broken Gerd Müller’s all.-time record number of 525 goals for a single club – in the German’s case for his beloved Bayern Munich between 1964 and 1975.

Zinedine Zidane to blame for Real's costly Clasico defeat vs. Barcelona | ESPN
Well, that's the Zinedine Zidane honeymoon well and truly finished. It was ended by a historic stat, too: Barcelona have never before won three straight Liga clasicos at the Santiago Bernabeu. It was also ended, quite possibly, by the earliest in living memory that Madrid, in the calendar year before the title can actually be awarded, are out of the race to be champions.

Barça back to work on 30 December | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona squad are now on their Christmas holidays. The final whistle at the Bernabéu and the 3-0 victory over Real Madrid marked the beginning of the festive break for the players until their return to training on 30 December at 6.00pm CET.

RIVAL WATCH: Nine points clear for Christmas | FC Barcelona
What a way to end the year! A 3-0 win at the Santiago Bernabéu, Barça’s third league victory in a row at the home of Real Madrid. But if that wasn’t enough, the weekend has produced even more positive news for the Catalans’ title challenge.

Architects b720 Fermín Vázquez take over from Pascual-Ausió Espai Barça project for the future Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
The team formed by Nikken Sekkei, Joan Pasqual – Ramon Ausió Arquitectes, creators of the winning project in the competition for the design and construction of a new stadium, have been working together with FC Barcelona in the preliminary stage of the design which includes a putting together a project for the future Camp Nou, integrated within the Espai Barça project.