On this day: Barcelona hands Real Madrid 6-2 thrashing

On May 2, 2009, FC Barcelona annihilated Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu as the side stormed to a 6-2 win.

El Clasico 2009

Barcelona's 6-2 triumph over Real Madrid effectively won it the La Liga title that season.   -  Getty Images

On May 2, 2009, FC Barcelona annihilated Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu as the Blaugranas stormed to a 6-2 win.

Thierry Henry and Lionel Messi struck braces, while captain Carles Puyol and Gerard Piqué also got on the scoresheet to complete a stunning result. The win was crucial as it helped Barcelona virtually secure the La Liga title.

 

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