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Mateo Kovacic humiliates Sergio Busquets with effortless piece of skill in El Clasico

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On Wednesday night, the footballing world had yet further confirmation that Real Madrid had surpassed their bitter rivals Barcelona in every possible way.

Despite fielding a team that didn't include Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Isco or Casemiro, Los Blancos dominated the Blaugrana across the park, winning 2-0 in the Bernabeu to claim a 5-1 aggregate victory.

One of the stars of the show was undoubtedly Mateo Kovacic who, alongside his countryman Luka Modric, pressed, harried and outclassed Barca's famous midfield.

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Andre Gomes and Ivan Rakitic were left chasing shadows, while Sergio Busquets was left to try and clear up the mess left behind by his colleagues.

Sadly, the Spaniard was treated to a harsh lesson by none other than Kovacic, who took his chance by the scruff of the neck and capped off a complete performance with a ridiculous piece of skill to humiliate his opponent.

The Croatian international expertly anticipated an attempted tackle from Busquets and at the last second, he effortlessly flicked the ball away from him to leave the Barca man in a heap on the turf.

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True genius from the rising star who now appears to be firmly in Zinedine Zidane's plans for the upcoming campaign.

The Super Cup El Clasico was an awesome display of the strength in depth Los Blancos possess with second choice attackers Marco Asensio and Lucas Vasquez tormenting the Blaugrana back line.

Without Lionel Messi, Ernesto Valverde's side would linger dangerously close to mediocrity and it is obvious that they need to invest fast.

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Barca's first game of the La Liga season pits them against Real Betis while Zidane's side face Deportivo la Coruna.

At this moment in time, the league looks like it is staying in the Spanish capital and given their ridiculous form, you wouldn't put it past a third consecutive Champions League trophy.

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