June 17, 2024

With just the first El Clasico hours left this year, football fans are in high spirits. Barcelona, ​​who lost to Real Madrid in their first El Clasico this season, must-win, but Real Madrid, the best-performing team in Europe, has the upper hand. Real Madrid, the number one team in La Liga, has the exact lead in the competition. Barcelona drew with Granada when Real Madrid beat Valencia 4-1 in the last match.

At a news conference ahead of El Classico, Barcelona’s coach Xavi said it was a “very dangerous game against real Madrid” and we would require more energy.

Barcelona: Rutter Stegen, Danny Alves, Pique, Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Busquets, de Jong, Gavi, Dembele, Memphis, Luke de Jong.

Real Madrid: Quartua, Vazquez, Milito, Alaba, Mendy, Casimiro, Cruz, Modric, Asencio, Benzema, Vinicius.