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El Clásico’s impact on La Liga title race

In the 246th competitive fixture between Real Madrid and Barcelona on Saturday, it was Los Blancos who came out on top at the final whistle.

First-half goals from Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos were enough to claim three points at the Estadio Alfredo di Stefano despite a second-half consolation for the visitors by Óscar Mingueza.

With little over a month left of the season, we look at just how their 2-1 victory has impacted the La Liga title race.

Which teams are battling it out?

There are three teams left fighting for the title at this stage – Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atlético Madrid.