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Barcelona, Real draw Supercup 1st leg

Updated: August 14, 2011, 10:26 PM ET
Associated Press

MADRID -- Xabi Alonso's second-half goal earned Real Madrid a 2-2 draw against Barcelona in a first-leg Spanish Supercup match the host largely dominated on Sunday.

Alonso fired a low shot beyond goalkeeper Victor Valdes in the 54th minute to equalize after Barcelona had stunned Madrid by taking a 2-1 halftime lead.

Madrid went ahead in the 13th through Mesut Ozil at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium and dictated play for much of the half as Barcelona's passing game lacked its usual sharpness. ...

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