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REAL MADRID host Barcelona in the latest rendition of a huge battle between the two eternal giants of Spanish football.
Barca are going through a rebuilding period under the legendary Xavi, and have a host of young talents that look to be the next generation for the Catalan giants.
Pedri and Frenkie De Jong look to be Xavi and Iniesta reborn.Credit: EPA
There is no denying that Real Madrid are strong favourites for this game, despite Barcelona’s young guns being desperate for El Clasico glory.
The Argentine won’t be there to bail out his beloved Barca this season, but an in-form Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will try to fill his boots.
What time is Real Madrid vs Barcelona?
- Real Madrid kick-off against Barca at 8pm UK time on Sunday, March 20.
- The game is hosted at The Bernabeu in Madrid.
- Tickets are sold out as expected.
What channel is it on and can it be live-streamed?
- Real Madrid vs Barcelona is on Premier Sports 1 from 7:30pm, which you can subscribe to for £11.99 a month.
- Premier Sports subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the website or Premier Player app.
Ferland Mendy is out for Real Madrid, so expect to see Nacho Fernandez deputise at left-back, where he is also comfortable.
The midfield maestro’s are available for Real Madrid, with Kroos, Casemiro and Modric all fit and ready to play.
Rodrygo Goes is a doubt, so we may see Federico Valverde on the right hand side to support Dani Carvajal in the right back position.
The only notable absences for Barcelona are Ansu Fati and Samuel Umtiti, who have ankle and toe injuries respectively.
- Real Madrid – 23/20.
- Draw – 13/5.
- Barcelona – 9/4.
Odds are courtesy of Betfair, and correct at the time of publication.