This Sunday a new one will be played Spanish classic when Barcelona receive in the Camp Nou stadium to Real Madrid after seeing their faces in the semifinals of the Copa del Reywhose second leg will mark their third meeting in recent weeks.
Currently, it is the Catalan club that is positioned first in the LaLiga table with 65 points, followed closely by the people from Madrid who claim second place -a 9-point difference- so if they win the match that forms part of day 26 could reduce the advantage on an important date in the definition of the championship.
The technical director Carlo Ancelotti assured that the meringues will go out onto the field with an offensive team and hinted at the incorporation of Benzema, who had been working separately. Instead, Xavi will have to make some modifications due to the confirmed casualties of the midfielder ‘Pedri’ and the winger Ousmane Dembélé, who are injured.
Where and when to see the classic Barcelona vs. Real Madrid?
Both consecutive defeats of Real Madrid against Barcelona with which he reaches the classic occurred in the final of the Spanish Super Cup with a score of 3-1 in favor of those who are in the middle of the corruption scandal and alleged payments to Negreira, who in the first leg of the Copa del Rey semifinals were favored with the minimum by an own goal.
Despite this, in the local tournament they have played a total of 185 classics, with an advantage for Real Madrid with 77 wins to 25 draws and 73 wins for Barcelona. Here are the details so you don’t miss any action.
- When? Sunday March 19
- Hours: 2:00 p.m. (Central Mexico time)
- Sede: Spotify Camp Nou
- Transmission: Sky Sports and streaming through BlueToGo.
*With information from EFE.