After the International break, having much fun watching club players in their country and picking out the best in each country, we are back to club football and Boom! El-Classico is here again.

In case you have been on Jupiter, I officially welcome you to the preview of the game between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona (El-Classico), the two fiercest rivals in the country club football - The Spanish La Liga.

This match surely means something to both teams concerned thus:

  • If Real Madrid FC wins this game, there is a probability that they will go top of the Liga BBVA (Spanish La-Liga) table.
  • If FC Barcelona is to win this match, they will remain top and go eight (8) points clear of their opponent.

Key players going to be missed in the game are:

Real Madrid: Karim Benzema (forward).

Barcelona: Lionel Messi (there is a probability of him playing).

Key players to watch in the game are:

Real Madrid: Critiano Ronaldo (CR7) - He is 100% fit and ready to go

Barcelona: Lionel Messi or Neymar Jr. - depending on if Messi will be risked to start the match.


  • Real Madrid are unbeaten in 22 home league matches (19 wins, three draws).
  • Luis Suarez and Neymar, without Lionel Messi, have played 6 games, scored 16 goals and gotten 5 assists.
  • Barca have scored 41 goals in their last 15 matches away from home.
  • La Liga’s top three scorers are going to battle it out at Santiago Barnebau on Saturday - Neymar - 11 goals, Luis Suarez - 9 goals and C. Ronaldo -8 goals.
  • Messi has scored 14 goals in the 18 matches against Real Madrid, if he gets a goal on Saturday he is going to be the top scorer in the El-Classico match moving past Alfredo Di Stéfano.
  • Lionel Messi is the top scorer in Real Madrid Stadium with 8 goals.
  • In Real's last hundred La Liga home games, Real capital of Spain has scored 338 goals at a mean of three.38 goals per game.
  • There have been 58 matches played between the 2 sides, Barcelona has won 25, while Real Madrid has won 17; 16 matches have been drawn.

With these who do you think will win the match and who will be the "Man of the Match?"

Battle to watch out for:

Messi vs Ronaldo

Neymar vs Bale

Suarez vs James Rodriguez


Ramos vs Pique

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