El Clasico The first battle of the campaign
Saturday’s eagerly anticipated Clasico 2020 between Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou will be like no other. Not only because of the difficult spot that the two sides find themselves in, but mainly due to the absence of spectators for club football’s biggest fixture.
On the pitch, however, will be the familiar protagonists, battling for a crucial three points which will have a major impact on the LaLiga Santander title race. Keep up to date with all the latest news surrounding the first Clasico of the campaign through our live blog.
Martinez Munuera will officiate his first ever Clasico on Saturday. Munuera offered his support to fight the COVID-19 crisis by returning to the police force of Benidorm during lockdown.
Miralem Pjanic is Barcelona’s most experienced signing when it comes to high-level matches. The Bosnian international has faced the toughest opponents and experienced the most intense games in Serie A with Roma and Juventus, and has only lost one out of seven derbies.
MBP School have analysed the three keys that could determine where the match will be won and lost in Catalonia.
Los Blancos are in the Catalan capital ahead of the first Clasico of the season.
Sergio Ramos and Jordi Alba are set to recover in time, while Antoine Griezmann is poised to start along with Philippe Coutinho and Ansu Fati. Meanwhile, Zinedine Zidane is not rulling out a midfield four. Take a look at our preview of a Clasico up in flames.