It could have been worse for Real Madrid
Here's a frightening realization for you: Things could have been a lot worse for Real Madrid in their 5-0 battering at the hands of Barcelona.
It could have been worse if Lionel Messi's early chip had gone in rather than clipped the post.
It could have been worse if Messi had played the ball into the path of the wide-open David Villa shortly after Barca went up 2-0.
It could have been worse if Xavi had played it square to the unmarked Messi or ...
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