Barcelona returns to action for the season’s biggest game in La Liga against Real Madrid. Barcelona meets Real Madrid for El Clásico at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stéfano near the Spanish capital on Saturday. The Blaugrana team is all set to travel to the Spanish capital for a huge La Liga game against Real Madrid.
Barcelona meets Real Madrid on Saturday’s El Clasico with the title race heating up which is going to be one of the most important fixtures in the La Liga season.
With football still played behind closed doors, the first Barcelona and Madrid El Clásico of the season will take place in front of an empty Camp Nou.
What is El Clásico?
El Clásico is a La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid. Both teams have met each other more than 200 times throughout history. The term El Clásico is not much old, it was given to the match recently. At the start of the 21st century, the nickname Clasico became prominent. So far Real Madrid has won 97 competitive matches while Barcelona has won 115 and Lionel Messi has been the top scorer. The largest victory of El Clásico was in the year 1943 when Real Madrid took home the title.
The gigantic El Clásico this season is with really high stakes and both teams are playing well enough over the last couple of months to promise an entertaining match, even without a crowd in a small stadium
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There are many doubts and fans including officials wonder if this will be Messi’s last El Clásico. Speaking on the eve of the El Clasico, Zinedine Zidane said he hopes Lionel Messi stays at Barcelona and that it’s not going to be his final Clasico.
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