El Clásico: Real Madrid vs Barcelona Rival

A few soccer rivalries have an emblematic name in the world soccer era. El Clasico is one of them and it means more than any final. Any match between two Spanish giant soccer clubs Real Madrid FC and Barcelona FC is called El Clasico.

Initially, the term “El Clasico” used for Spanish championship matches only but tends to include any soccer match where Barcelona FC and Real Madrid FC faced each other. It could be anywhere and any tournament in the football era except the UEFA Champions League Final.

Upcoming El Clasico information

The below mention list will show the upcoming Barcelona vs Real Madrid live match.

EventBarcelona vs Real Madrid
DateApril 11, 2021
LocationReal Madrid, Spain
VenueEstadio Alfredo Di Stefano
TournamentLa Liga
BroadcastSee TV Information
Live StreamSee Stream Information

Venue Information: Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano

This famous multipurpose stadium was named after Alfredo Di Stefano, the former footballer of Real Madrid. Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano is the temporary home ground of Real Madrid. The regular home ground of Zidan’s club is Santiago Bernabeu. FC Real Madrid switched their home temporarily due to some ongoing renovation construction work at their regular home.

Some Useful Information About Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano (next el clasico venue)

Here is some useful information about the new home ground of Real Madrid Football Club

Full nameEstadio Alfredo di Stéfano
LocationCiudad Real Madrid, Valdebebas, Madrid, Spain
OperatorReal Madrid Castilla
OwnerReal Madrid
Seating Capacity6,000
Field size344 ft × 223 ft (105 m × 68 m)

Barcelona vs Real Madrid Predictions And Betting Odds

Real Madrid wins three matches with two draws and a loss in their last five matches played. Their most recent match ended with a 0-0 draw results which were against Osasuna in their away match. Before that, they became victorious over Celta Vigo.

On the other side, Barcelona has two wins with three draws and a loss in their last five matches. Like Real Madrid, Barca also comes out of a 0-0 draw against Granada in their last away match. Before that, Barcelona won against Huesca.

The detailed prediction of the upcoming Barcelona vs Real Madrid live football at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano on April 11, 2021, will be published a week before the game day.

Predicted Lineups


Last El Clásico Records

Real Madrid found their win in the first Clasico of the ongoing season of La Liga at the home ground of Barcelona which is Camp Nou on October 24, 2020. After 2007-08, it was the first time when Madrid wins against Barca in a consecutive league football match. This victory was the very comfortable one for Zidan’s Real Madrid. The result was 3-1 in this La Liga game.

Last Real-Barca Results

On October 24, 2020, Real Madrid have Beaten Barcelona with 3-1 score. Federico Valverde 5’, Sergio Ramos 63’(P) and Luka Modric 90’ scored for Real Madrid where the only goal was scored for Barcelona comes with Ansu Fati 8′.

Last Barcelona vs Real Madrid Statistics

The Statistics of Last El Clasico is given below.

Last El Clasico Match Statistics

S/N Discipline Barcelona Real Madrid
01 Goal 1 3
02 Total Shots 10 15
03 Shots on Goal 4 9
04 Passes 595 537
05 Possession 53% 49%
06 Pass Accuracy 88% 88%
07 Offsides 0 1
08 Corners 7 7
09 Total Fouls 11 13
10 Yellow Cards 3 2
11 Red Cards 0 0

Goal Scorer of Last Barca-Real Rival

There was a total of four goals scored in the last El Clasico at Camp Nou, Barcelona on October 24, 2020. One goal for Barcelona and three goals for Real Madrid. The Scorer of that game is given below

On Field Players Lineups For October 24, 2020

Player No. Barcelona Player No. Real Madrid
13 Neto 1 Thibaut Courtois
15 Clément Lenglet 4 Sergio Ramos
3 Gerard Piqué 5 Raphaël Varane
18 Jordi Alba 23 Ferland Mendy
9 Martin Braithwaite (Repl) 6 Nacho
2 Sergiño Dest 17 Lucas Vázquez (Repl)
21 Frenkie de Jong 14 Casemiro
5 Sergio Busquets 8 Toni Kroos
11 Ousmane Dembélé (Repl) 15 Federico Valverde
14 Philippe Coutinho 10 Luka Modric (Repl)
16 Pedri 9 Karim Benzema
17 Francisco Trincão (Repl) 20 Vinícius Júnior
10 Lionel Messi 11 Marco Asensio
22 Ansu Fati 25 Rodrygo (Repl)
7 7Antoine Griezmann

The Substitute Lineups For Last Real Madrid vs Barcelona

Player No. Barcelona Player No. Real Madrid
8 Miralem Pjanic 12 Marcelo
20 Sergi Roberto 22 Isco
6 Carles Aleñá 18 Luka Jovic
24 Júnior Firpo 3 Éder Militão
12 Ricard Puig 13 Andriy Lunin
4 Ronald Araújo 33 Luis Federico López Andúgar
26 Iñaki Peña
36 Arnau Urena Tenas

What does El Clásico mean?

The translated English meaning of “El Clásico” is “The Classic”. but in the soccer era, this name means any rival football match between Real Madrid FC and Barcelona FC.

FC Barcelona and Real Madrid are the most successful as well as the biggest football club in Spanish Football. As Barcelona and Real Madrid are the two biggest cities in Spain, often these two giant clubs represent political positions that are opposing in Spain. Barcelona represents Catalan nationalism where Real Madrid represents Spanish nationalism. This political view makes the rivalry between these two football teams undisputed fierce rivals.

The term El Clásico used for Real Madrid vs Barcelona matches since mid-2000. Before that time, this rival was used to be named El Derbi to identify Barcelona vs Real Madrid football matches. Sometimes this rival was named simply “Barca-Madrid” or “Madrid-Barca”. By inspiring the centre and south American football culture, the term “el Derbi” was replaced by “el Clasico”.

The Reason Behind Real Madrid vs Barcelona Rival

Barcelona and Real Madrid are the two most famous and biggest cities which are situated in two different parts of Spain. Most of the cultures are different between these two-part. Therefore, the enmity rival between these two giant soccer team is more political than sporting.

The rival between these two parts of Spain became intensified during the Civil War of Spain. After the World War II this rival became more intensified. Though there is peace situation in Spain, the rival between football club is remain same.

A Brief History of El Clasico

The Sporting dimension in Spain is surpassed by the conflict between Barcelona and Real Madrid. As a result, any club president election of these two Spanish giant club has become more politicized. The football era became shocked to see their hate for each other.

Catalonia was independent till 1700. They had their own culture and language. But after 1700 King Philip V takes this from them and build the Iberian Peninsula. Since then, Catalonia never owns their independence again and nowadays they are under the Spain government.

Barcelona Football Club formed in 1899, three years before the establishment of Real Madrid FC. This well known and famous club developed its reputation with the Catalan identity. This symbol of Catalan identity is directly opposed to Madrid’s centralized tendency.

in 1936, when Francisco Franco take the charge of Spain, Josep Sunyol, Barcelona President and Republican Left of Catalonia member, was executed without any trial. This incident began the rival intensified.

As time passed, many factors introduced between these two Spanish clubs that increases the level of the rival. Such as the Semi-finals of 1943 Copa del Generalísimo, the transfer of Di Stéfano and Luís Figo, etc.

All Time El Clasico Statistics

Barcelona and Real Madrid played each other 278 times to date. Thirty-three of them are exhibition matches and the rest of the 245 games are competition matches. Real Madrid is slightly ahead of this rivalry with 97 wins for competitive matches where Barca have 96 wins. But if we add the exhibition matches, Barcelona will lead the rivalry with 115 wins in total where Real Madrid has 101 wins. A total of 62 Matches ended with a draw result. Tem draw coms out of exhibition matches and the rest of 52 are from competitive matches. The detailed statistics with the competition name is given below.

Compitition Name Barcelona Win(s) Real Madrid Win(s) Draw(s) No. of Matche(s)
La Liga 72 74 35 181
Copa de la Liga 2 0 4 6
UEFA Champions League 2 3 3 8
Copa del Rey 15 12 8 35
Copa de la Coronación 1 0 0 1
Supercopa de España 4 8 2 14
All competition(s) 96 97 52 245
Exhibition Match 19 4 10 33
Total matches 115 101 62 278

Last 10 Real Madrid vs Barcelona Derby Results In La Liga

Total 181 games have already played in La Liga between Barcelona and Real Madrid since the beginning. Real Madrid leads the derby in this premier league football with 74 wins. On the other side, Barcelona is slightly behind with their 72 wins in the league. The last ten el Clasico results of La Liga is given below.

Date Winer Score Goals
October 24, 2020 Real Madrid 3-1 R.Madrid: Valverde (5), Ramos (p. 63), Modrić (90) | Barca: A. Fati (8)
March 1, 2020 Real Madrid 2-0 R.Madrid: Vinícius (71), Díaz (90+2)
December 18, 2019 Draw 0-0
March 2, 2019 Barcelona 1-0 Barca: Rakitić (26)
October 28, 2018 Barcelona 5-1 Barca: Coutinho (11), L. Suárez (p. 30, 75, 83), Ar. Vidal (87) | R.Madrid: Marcelo (50)
May 6, 2018 Draw 2-2 Barca: L. Suárez (10), Messi (52) | R.Madrid: C. Ronaldo (14), Bale (72)
December 23, 2017 Barcelona 3-0 Barca: L. Suárez (54), Messi (p. 64), Al. Vidal (90+3)
April 23, 2017 Barcelona 3-2 Barca: Messi (33, 90+2), Rakitić (73) | R.Madrid: Casemiro (28), Rodríguez (85)
December 3, 2016 Draw 1-1 Barca: L. Suárez (53) | R.Madrid: Ramos (90)
April 2, 2016 Real Madrid 2-1 R.Madrid: Benzema (62), C. Ronaldo (85) | Barca: Piqué (56)

How to Watch El Clasico Live Anywhere

El Clasico is one of the most-watched sporting events in the world. Every soccer fan wants to watch Barcelona vs Real Madrid live matches. They don’t want to miss any action of this rivalry at any cost. The fire of this rivalry spread all over the world not only for sports but also for politics between these two clubs. For this reason, Every sports channel loved to broadcast the event live through their networks.

The different channels in a different country will be telecast the upcoming Madrid-Barsa Derby on their networks. Therefore, the television channel list could be different for the geographical location of the Clasico fans.

Also, there is many website or app where fans can stream the event live through there internet supported devices. Some of them are absolutely free of cost.

El Clasico Live On TV

The television channels are different depending on the country. There is no single TV channel to telecast el Clasico all over the world. The below mention list will show the television channel list with the country where they will broad the upcoming Barcelona vs Real Madrid live match.

S/N TV Channel Broadcasting Country
1 Telefonica Spain
2 beIN Sports USA, Canada, Middle-East countries, North Africa Countrys, Australia, France, Thailand & Cambodia
3 Sports Max Caribbean
4 ESPN South America Countrys, Brazil, Mexico
5 Sky Sports United Kingdom, Ireland, South Korea
6 SkyNZ New Zealand & Pacific Countries
7 Tentative New Zealand & Pacific Countries
8 FoxSports Brazil, Italy
9 Direct TV Mexico
10 Super Sport South Africa & Sub-Sahara Africa, Brunei, Malaysiya
11 Canal+ France
12 Sony Six India & Sub-Continent countries
13 PTV Pakistan
14 Viasat Sport Scandaniva
15 CH7 Thailand
16 SportTV Portugal
17 Eleven Sports Belgium, Poland
18 DigiTV Czech Republic, Romania & Slovakia
19 NTV Plus Russian, Eastern European
20 Football1 Ukraine
21 LigTV Turkey
22 Sport Klub Slovania, Serbia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Herzegovina, Macedonia, Croatia
23 TeleClub Switzerland
24 ZiggoSports Netherlands
25 KBS N Sports South Korea
26 WOWOW Japan
27 Setanta Sports Ex-Soviet Countries, Some Baltic Countries
28 Orange TV Indonesia
29 PPTV Chine & Taiwan
30 Guangdong Sports Chine & Taiwan

El Clasico Live Stream Online

Many websites in the internet world will cover Real Madrid vs Barcelona live stream. The cable cutters can enjoy the rival through that website. Most of the television channels have an official stream platform too. So, do not have to worry at all for those who do not have a cable TV connection. Anyone can watch Barcelona vs Real Madrid live on April 11, 2021. There is some third-party app too.

For soccer lovers who do not have the access to the official app due to their geographical location can also watch Real Madrid vs Barcelona live stream on 11th April by using any VPN service. By using a VPN service anyone can access the official app from anywhere in the world. They can change their geographical location to access the official site.

If you do not want to use any VPN or any official paid app to stream the game live through your respect devices, you can browse for free stream site. The website like will stream the game live. Fans can watch Real Madrid vs Barcelona live stream online there.

Bottom Line

The Football battle between Barcelona and Real Madrid is the greatest rivalry in the sporting era. People called this rivalry ‘El Clasico’. Fans of soccer never want to miss the opportunity to watch el Clasico live. They can do everything to buy a ticket to watch the battle. If they are not lucky enough to get the ticket, they should go for their electronic devices to watch Real Madrid vs Barcelona live football.

El Clasico is the all-time favorite sporting event and one of the most-watched football matches all over the world. This rivalry has global fans. Due to the political involvement, Barcelona vs Real Madrid live match becomes the epic football derby in the football era.

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