This 23 December is going to be a big pre-Christmas drama for all the football- especially Real and Barça fans, the next La Liga is scheduled on May 6, 2018. And you can stream the El Clasico match live on our site itself if you don’t have access to channels or cable tv.
It’s Barcelona vs Real Madrid!
The intense battles between Barcelona and Madrid men are announced. With Neymar and Suárez joining Barcelona and Gareth and Karim the Madrid, the competition is now fiercer and fans are all set and ready to watch the high profile games. As a reminder, Madrid holds 33 La Liga title wins till date and Barcelona men own 24 of them. The El Clasico numbers are a bit different, Madrid has won 95 of the matches played, and Barça men claim 92 wins. In all, 49 matches ended in a draw.
El Clasico Fixtures 2017-18
23 of December is the final date announced for the first La Liga between the rivals since August. It will be a home match for Ramos’ men. The game venue in Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. The last match between the teams was back in July after Miami Clásico and matches in Spanish Super Cup. Two possible matches in Copa del Rey and another two in UEFA Champions League are possible El Clasico. With the match very near now, Spanish Football Association have appointed referee Sanchez Martinez
It’s “Make or Break” Now
Ernesto Valverde has lost both matches against Madrid as a coach, could become the second coach losing 3 matches in a row, Patrick O’Connell had lost four consecutive matches, the last one was held in 1940. On the other hand, Zinedine Zidane can grab the opportunity and become second Madrid coach to win three consecutive matches against Barcelonan since Di Stéfano. For a note, this game on 23rd is going to be 237th El Clasico. Madrid star, Gareth Bale is likely to play the Clasico after being absent for a long time. Barcelona to have not confirmed if Samuel Umtiti will be on field or not.
History on the verge of being created.
Madrid stands tall with the golden figure 399, only one goal left to achieve 400 marks against Barcelona. Thanks to the Argentinian member, Lionel Messi. He has all 24 goals to his name. Luis Suarez holds a chance to set a record too. Suarez has scored four goals in the six La Liga El Clasico matches he has played and he is the player who has scored the most goals versus Madrid in the competition since he joined hands with Barcelona in 2014. Madrid boy, Marco Asensio, if scores one goal on 23rd, will be the only Madrid player after Christiano Ronaldo to score in three straight matches against their rival that day. Speaking of Ronaldo, he has scored 17 goals against Barcelona in all competitions since he joined Madrid in 2009, and with one goal he will equal Alfredo Di Stéfano and his highest goals against their all-time rival.
Hence, the fans are ready to witness another historical match, possibly with all the records breaking. A match As always, Messi versus Ronaldo is on.