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Advantage Barca In First El Clasico

The Spanish Super Cup remains in the balance after Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3-2 last night in the Camp Nou in the first leg in the first El Clasico of the season. Cristiano Ronaldo put Real Madrid ahead, heading home from a corner, but Pedro levelled immediately from the kick-off. Lionel Messi scored a penalty [...]

El Clasico In USA 2020

The second leg of the Spanish Super Cup between Real Madrid and Barcelona has been brought forward a day as 11 of the potential participants are up for Europe’s player of the year award on August 30. “UEFA have asked the Spanish federation (RFEF) to change the date for the second leg of the Spanish [...]

El Clásico Showdown Moved To 21 April

El Clasico In USA 2020

Barcelona’s game with Real Madrid at Camp Nou has been brought forward by a day to 21 April. El Clásico, which will take place between the two legs of the Champions League semi-finals, has been moved from Sunday to Saturday. Barcelona travel to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea in the first leg of their last-four [...]

Guardiola: Barcelona Now At The Mercy Of Madrid

Some good news for Madrid fans as arch rivals Barcelona slumped to a 3-2 loss Osasuna yesterday forcing Barca coach Pep Guardiola to admit that his side is now at the mercy of Madrid and only a slip up from the capital club would give his team a lifeline. Madrid could go 10 points clear [...]

Guardiola Tries To Play Down El Clasico Win

Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola is refusing to read too much into a 3-1 derby success over arch-rivals Real Madrid, with the title still up for grabs. The reigning Primera Liga champions returned to the top of the table on Saturday as they picked up three priceless points at Santiago Bernabeu. Real, who were on a [...]

Barcelona Scoop Maximum Points In El Clasico Fixture

Karim Benzema’s record making goal was not enough to keep Madrid’s impressive home record intact as Los Blancos suffered a 3-1 home defeat to arch rivals Barcelona last night. The win saw the Catalans pip Madrid into first place although both clubs remain level on 37 points. Interesting to see how Barca’s win sparked the [...]

Gerard Pique Given All-Clear For El Clasico

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique will be eligible to face Real Madrid next week after escaping further punishment for the caution he received against Rayo Vallecano. Pique was booked for time-wasting in the 83rd minute of Barca’s 4-0 win on Tuesday, his fifth caution of the season with the one-match ban ruling him out of this weekend’s [...]

El Clasico In USA 2020

The two best teams in Europe locked horns in Spain tonight as Real Madrid and Barcelona drew 2-2 in an entertaining first leg at the Santiago Bernabéu. I watched a lot of Premier League games this weekend and these two Spanish giants are several steps above even Manchester United. Real Madrid had an impressive preseason [...]

Opening El Clásico Ends Up All Square

The first of four match-ups between Spanish giants Real Madrid and FC Barcelona ended all square as the ten-man hosts came from behind to earn a share of the spoils at the Santiago Bernabéu. It looked like Barcelona were going to take all three points after Raúl Albiol brought down David Villa in the box [...]

Which El Clásico Is The Most Important?

El Clasico In USA 2020

Saturday brings the start four El Clásico matchups in 18 days. The matches will decide not only the Spanish league, but the Copa del Rey and the Champions League as well. The big question is whether all four of the El Clásico are equally important or whether some are more important than others? The answer [...]