New Delhi: It is time for season’s first El Clasico as Real Madrid and Barcelona go head to head in the La Liga at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid. The clash between the La Liga defending champions Real Madrid and table toppers Barcelona will be telecast in English, Hindi, Malayalam and Bengali in India. Sony Ten 1/HD and Sony Ten 2 will telecast the match. The live streaming of Real Madrid vs Barcelona will be available online on SonyLiv. The kickoff time for the El Clasico is 5:30 pm IST.
Defending champions Real Madrid will look to move up on the La Liga as they host Barcelona. Real Madrid need a win in this fixture to remain in the running for the Spanish title. Zinedine Zidane’s men have played 15 matches and are currently placed fourth with 31 points. Real Madrid have won nine,
The Catalans, on the other hand, are on top of the table with 42 points in their kitty and are unbeaten thus far. Out of 16 matches, Barcelona have won 13 matches and have been involved in three draws.
The last time these two clashed at the Bernabeu, Lionel Messi scored a winner in the last minute to hand Barcelona a 3-2 win.
Meanwhile, Zidane has said that Cristiano Ronaldo is fit to play. The 32-year-old sustained a knock to his calf during the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi. The Portugal star received rough treatment as he scored the winner in last Saturday’s 1-0 victory over Brazilians Gremio in the final.