The Santander League Incredible goals, implausible dribbles, unprecedented controversies in a duel that stopped everything
Pel's 'no goal' come true . A team that does not show up. A header that gives a League. An impossible foul that ends up on the net. A dribble for history. A spur that remains as an eternal poster. This and more, much more, is what has been seen in the Atltico-Bara, regardless of the field, in the last decades. Seeing the two teams together was synonymous with a show. Now comes the first clash between the two in a Metropolitan without an audience. Coaches will have some doubts in their lineups. Until they decide this is an '11' of memorable moments. They are left out more. Like Romario's vaseline, the comeback 4-3 at Caldern the 0-6 Barça. So the selection remains.
February 26, 2012. In Vicente Caldern, with fever of a big game, Bara visited Atltico so as not to lose the shadow of Madrid in the League. The match was played between high voltage cables with 13 yellow cards. Dani Alves opened the scoring, like Falcao and in the 81st minute Messi launched a free-kick from an unlikely angle that caught Courtois and everyone was waiting for a cross. The ball drew a perfect camber that slipped through the Belgian goal's squad, one of the best set-piece goals of the Argentine. Bara won 1-2.
May 17, 2014. Last day of the championship. For Atltico, one point at the Camp Nou is enough to be a champion. If you lose, the title stays in the Bara. Martino's team takes the lead with a great goal from Alexis on the edge of half-time. Simeone's box is a power on the set ball. In the 48th minute, Gabi threw a crner and Godn executed an unstoppable header for Pinto. The match ends 1-1 and Atltico wins the League 18 years later.
 ] Cruyff's flight
December 22, 1973. Cruyff had been in Barcelona for a few months, enough to revolutionize the environment. The Atltico visit was a thermometer. In the 43rd minute Rexach sent a cross from the right that seemed impossible until Cruyff launched himself into a karate flight that ended with a magical spur on the goal of Reina, a Barça exporter. It was 1-0 to the amazement of the Camp Nou. One of the goals, or the goal, most celebrated in the history of the Dutch genius. The match ended 2-1 and Bara conquered the League.
January 29, 2015. Second leg of the Copa del Rey quarterfinals. At the Camp Nou he had won the Bara 1-0. At Caldern, in a baked environment, Atltico is ahead, but Bara goes to rest with 2-3 in favor, a result that will no longer move. In the tunnel Gil Manzano expels Gabi. There is no match anymore. In the 48th minute, Arda Turan, unhinged, threw a boot on the linesman. The unprecedented episode remains on a yellow card The Competition Committee will not sanction the Turkish footballer either.
March 12, 1997. Copa del Rey. Quarterfinal round. In the first leg, 2-2. The Camp Nou fell silent after half an hour with 0-3 after a triplet by Pantic. This is how you get to the middle. Two goals from Ronaldo appear in the game at Bara, but Pantic scores 2-4 from a penalty. Figo, Ronaldo and Pizzi lift the tie in a stadium that lives in madness. One of the most unforgettable games of that decade. Pantic makes four goals for nothing …
April 1, 2014. Champions League quarterfinals, first leg. At the Camp Nou, Bara de Martino cannot find the formula to unblock the Cholo system. In the 56th minute, in a play without apparent danger, the Brazilian Diego Ribas, who had replaced Diego Costa, controls one side and from more than 30 meters launches a missile that sneaks through the squad of I paint. It is 0-1. Neymar draws and in the return, Atltico eliminates Bara. Diego's great goal opened the way.
May 10, 1998. League party in Caldern. Van Gaal's Bara had taken a ride in the League. In the 10th minute, at 0-0, the ball reached Rivaldo, who from his own field saw Molina ahead and sent him a tremendous kick that entered his goalkeeper like lightning. A masterpiece of precision and power. It was Pel's 'no goal' uploaded to the score sheet. It was like the marvel of a match that Atltico came back to beat Barça 5-2.
April 24, 2000. Second leg of the Cup semifinals King. In the first leg, Atltico had surprised them with a resounding 3-0 victory at Caldern. For the Camp Nou, the date of one of the strangest episodes in the history between the two clubs remains. The meeting coincided with a match for the Dutch national team and Bara claimed that they had no players to play it. The Federation believed that this was not the case. Nez did not give in and the team appeared on the Camp Nou side without jumping onto the grass, except in the case of Guardiola, who reached the center of the field where the referee Daz Vega and Santi Denia were waiting. El Bara lost the tie and was suspended for one year without playing the Cup. In the summer, Villar forgave the punishment for a generalized amnesty.