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Well done, Mourinho

Real Madrid and its canny manager finally broke Barcelona at the Camp Nou

Updated: April 22, 2012, 12:53 PM ET
By Graham Hunter | Special to ESPN.com

BARCELONA -- I recall the first article about Jose Mourinho I wrote for ESPN. "I'm no Harry Potter" was his key quote but, almost sotto voce, he promised that his teams were always better in his second season of coaching them.

And at the Camp Nou on Saturday night, he proved that to be unequivocally true. That Real Madrid registered only its second win in four years against Barcelona was significant enough, but the points gap now effectively means that Barcelona cannot defend ...

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