One of the most interesting duels in the first half of the 2019/20 campaign will soon take place, none other than Barcelona against Real Madrid, known as El Clasico. The high rivalry between these two teams will make the match which will take place on Thursday morning WIB (12/19) will be very interesting to enjoy.
Admittedly, El Clasico matches always present competition and high tension between the players of both teams. As you know, Barcelona and Real Madrid are eternal enemies, who always compete for the prestigious trophy, and this has been happening since time immemorial.
El Clasico has always been a match that has been highly anticipated by football connoisseurs throughout the world, especially when Cristiano Ronaldo is still playing for Real Madrid. Unfortunately, the Portuguese mega star left Santiago Bernabeu in the transfer market last summer.
However, the absence of Ronaldo in the El Clasico match did not reduce the public’s interest to watch the party later. Especially if WE look at the situation in the La Liga standings, where both teams are sitting in the top two with the same points. Barcelona sits at the top only because of goal difference over its rivals.
Obviously, the match will be very important for both teams, because what is involved is the top of the standings. Well, Barcelona as the host clearly brings his best players to the match. Interestingly, the squad that was exactly the same as the squad against Real Sociedad included manager Ernesto Valverde for the party later.
Ousmane Dembele and Arthur Melo certainly did not play at the party, considering both are injured. The following is a complete Barcelona squad for El Clasico at dawn later.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Nelson Semedo, Gerard Pique, Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Neto, Clement Lenglet, Antonie Griezmann, Jordi Alba, Carles Alena, Sergi Roberto, Frenkie De Jong, Arturo Vidal, Samuel Umtiti , Carles Perez, Ansu Fati.
Interestingly, both teams drew draws in the previous match. Barcelona were held to a Real Sociedad draw, 2-2, while a 1-1 draw was found by Real Madrid when they visited Valencia’s headquarters.