El Clasico is the name given to one of the most heated rivalries between the two strongest teams, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid that shook the face of Spanish Football for a long time. To a giant fan base across the globe, here are recent issues in El Clasico that every football lover should know.
Real Madrid’s most vocal supporters being locked outside next month’s El Clasico
There is no doubt that Real Madrid’s success over the years has skyrocketed the number of supporters they have gained all over the world with most of them worshipping their players and viewing them as icons. Madrid’s most vocal supporters were warned of being locked outside El Clasico if they refuse to attend Tuesday night’s Copa del Rey clash with Fuenlabrada.
Ousmane Dembele is making a speedy recovery and could be back for El Clasico against Real Madrid.
Barcelona received great news about Ousmane Dembele leading to a speedy recovery to help them meet Real Madrid head on for the upcoming El Clasico match. The former Borussia Dortmund winger has been sidelined since rupturing a knee tendon in just his second La Liga game against Getafe in September.
Real Madrid 2-0 Barcelona
Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-0 on the night to a 5-1 aggregate win with Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema scoring brilliantly in the first half of the game. Zinedine Zidane put Cristiano Ronaldo’s five-game band behind by outplaying Asensio and Benzema who are arch rivals, leaving Barcelona to a heavy defeat. – Watch Real Madrid vs Barcelona Live Streaming online channels.
Cristiano Ronaldo rages after being accused of ‘exaggerated and ridiculous’ suspension stands
Football icon, Cristiano Ronaldo has been slammed with a five-match ban for pushing a referee for giving him a red card. The Real Madrid’s start accuses the decision of suspension as ‘Exaggerated and ridiculous’. He reacted with rage when he was given a second yellow card for driving a substitute in the Super Copa that caused him a one-match ban. He was also fined 3005 euros for physically assaulting an official is a penalty.
Ivan Rakitic and Gerard Pique score to a 3-2 victory against Real Madrid
Gerard Pique scored in the second half of the game and led Barcelona into three wins on their United States tour. Lionel Messi helped put Barca ahead for a long run in the game and Neymar doubled their chances of winning but Madrid fought back as much as they could at least head into an equalizer ten minutes before the halftime break.
Real Madrid proved to live up to their reputation as one of the strongest teams by fighting head-on against their arch-rivals, FC Barcelona but lost control over their victory when Barcelona re-took the lead just four minutes into the second half of the game when Pique met Neymar’s free-kick with an acrobatic finish that led FC Barcelona into a triumphant victory against their El Clasico rivals, Real Madrid. The eternal rivalry between the two teams will bring in more exciting matches in the years to come.