Barcelona, Real Madrid start La Liga campaigns with wins as clubs pay tribute to victims of terror attacks [Photos]

Barcelona got their league campaign off on a winning note as the Catalan club paid tribute to the victims of two terror attacks that occurred on Thursday.

FP Sports August 21, 2017 13:04:28 IST
Barcelona and Betis's football players observe a minute of silence as they wear jerseys reading "Barcelona" instead of their names to pay tribute to the victims of the Barcelona and Cambrils attacks before their match at the Camp Nou. AFP
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Barcelona and Betis's football players observe a minute of silence as they wear jerseys reading "Barcelona" instead of their names to pay tribute to the victims of the Barcelona and Cambrils attacks before their match at the Camp Nou. AFP
Security was stepped up for the match after the attack and police put up scores of roadblocks across northeast Spain on Sunday in hopes of capturing a fugitive suspect at large following the vehicle attack. AP
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Security was stepped up for the match after the attack and police put up scores of roadblocks across northeast Spain on Sunday in hopes of capturing a fugitive suspect at large following the vehicle attack. AP
Barcelona's Lionel Messi looks on as Betis defender Alin Tosca diverts Gerard Deulofeu cross into his own net to give Barcelona the lead. AFP
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Barcelona's Lionel Messi looks on as Betis defender Alin Tosca diverts Gerard Deulofeu cross into his own net to give Barcelona the lead. AFP
Barcelona's Sergi Roberto celebrates after scoring as Barcelona won 2-0 against Real Betis. AFP
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Barcelona's Sergi Roberto celebrates after scoring as Barcelona won 2-0 against Real Betis. AFP
Meanwhile, Real Madrid won 3-0 against Deportivo de la Coruna but saw captain Sergio Ramos dismissed late in the match. AFP
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Meanwhile, Real Madrid won 3-0 against Deportivo de la Coruna but saw captain Sergio Ramos dismissed late in the match. AFP
Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale celebrates scoring their first goal with Karim Benzema. Reuters
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Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale celebrates scoring their first goal with Karim Benzema. Reuters
Real Madrid’s Casemiro celebrates scoring their second goal. Reuters
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Real Madrid’s Casemiro celebrates scoring their second goal. Reuters
Sergio Ramos got away with only a yellow card for a slap on Swiss defender Fabian Schar in the second half. However, Ramos was dismissed late in the match for an elbow on Borja Valle. AFP
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Sergio Ramos got away with only a yellow card for a slap on Swiss defender Fabian Schar in the second half. However, Ramos was dismissed late in the match for an elbow on Borja Valle. AFP
Real Madrid's Toni Kroos celebrates after his shot from a Gareth Bale pass was deflected into the goal. AP
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Real Madrid's Toni Kroos celebrates after his shot from a Gareth Bale pass was deflected into the goal. AP
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas saved a penalty from Florin Andone and deservedly got a clean sheet. AFP
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Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas saved a penalty from Florin Andone and deservedly got a clean sheet. AFP