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WATCH: Lionel Messi scores 500th goal for Barcelona against Real Madrid to win El Clasico

WATCH: Lionel Messi scores 500th goal for Barcelona against Real Madrid to win El Clasico

Lionel Messi scored two goals against Real Madrid guiding Barcelona to a 3-2 win which also took them to the top of La Liga points table.

La Liga: Sergio Ramos strikes again as Real Madrid prosper from Barca hangover to defeat Real Betis

La Liga: Sergio Ramos strikes again as Real Madrid prosper from Barca hangover to defeat Real Betis

However, Madrid`s win was mired in controversy as goalkeeper Keylor Navas was extremely lucky to avoid an early red card before making a brilliant stoppage time save to deny Antonio Sanabria.

Lionel Messi creates history, betters own record to bag fifth Ballon d'Or ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo

Lionel Messi creates history, betters own record to bag fifth Ballon d'Or ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo

It came as no surprise as Messi was heavily favoured to reclaim the prize from three-time winner Ronaldo.

Wouldn't leave Barcelona for triple the money, says Luis Suarez

Wouldn't leave Barcelona for triple the money, says Luis Suarez

Suarez has become essential for the Blaugrana, along with Brazilian teammate Neymar and Argentine star Lionel Messi.

Real Madrid face disqualification in Copa del Rey for playing an ineligible player

Real Madrid face disqualification in Copa del Rey for playing an ineligible player

Cheryshev scored the opening goal before being substituted at halftime in Real Madrid's 3-1 victory over Cadiz on Wednesday.

Villanovense hold Barca in Copa del Rey

FC Barcelona's defense of the Spanish Copa del Rey got off to a stuttering start as they were held to a 0-0 draw by third tier side Villanovense in their last 32 first leg tie, Xinhua reported.

Champions League: Barcelona win, close to registering last 16 berth

Champions League: Barcelona win, close to registering last 16 berth

Neymar was the star of the show in what was not a brilliant game.

Injured Lionel Messi `irreplaceable` for Barca boss

Injured Lionel Messi `irreplaceable` for Barca boss

 Barcelona coach Luis Enrique admitted it is impossible to replace Lionel Messi as the European champions face up to living without the four-time World Player of the Year for up to eight weeks.