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El Clasico

Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Portugal during an international friendly with Egypt in March 2018
Luis Suarez plays down Cristiano Ronaldo feud ahead of last-16 tie
Uruguay and Barcelona striker Luis Suarez insists that his rivalry with Portugal and Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo is limited to club level.
Jun 30, 16:20
Ernesto Valverde takes Barcelona training on February 19, 2018
Ernesto Valverde: 'Lack of VAR in El Clasico a good thing'
Ernesto Valverde says that it is 'lucky' video assistant referees are not yet used in La Liga due to the delays that would have been caused in the 2-2 draw with Madrid.
May 7, 22:36
Real Madrid's Marcelo in action against Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League on October 17, 2017
Dermot Gallagher: 'Real Madrid should have been given El Clasico penalty'
Former Premier League official Dermot Gallagher says that Real Madrid should have been given a late spot kick against Barcelona in Sunday's El Clasico fixture.
May 7, 18:45
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Zinedine Zidane congratulates Barcelona on La Liga title win
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane congratulates Barcelona on their title win following an ill-tempered Clasico which ended 2-2 at Camp Nou.
May 7, 10:49
Lionel Messi pictured in February 2018
Sergio Ramos: 'Lionel Messi put pressure on referee at half time of El Clasico'
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos accuses Lionel Messi of influencing the referee at half time of his side's 2-2 El Clasico draw against bitter rivals Barcelona.
May 7, 10:30
Cristiano Ronaldo is stunned during the Champions League group game between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid on November 1, 2017
Zinedine Zidane: 'Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit for Champions League final'
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane admits that the severity of Cristiano Ronaldo's ankle injury is unknown, but allays concerns that he could miss the Champions League final.
May 7, 09:28
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid in September 2017
Result: Barcelona, Real Madrid play out entertaining draw at Camp Nou
Barcelona earn a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid at Camp Nou, despite playing the duration of the second half with 10 men.
May 6, 21:43
Cristiano Ronaldo scores past Gerard Pique during the Supercopa de Espana first-leg match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on August 13, 2017
Live Commentary: Barcelona 2-2 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Barcelona's 2-2 draw with Real Madrid, as the hosts claimed a point despite being a man light for 45 minutes.
May 6, 19:14
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 21, 2018
Team News: BBC start El Clasico for Real Madrid
Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale all start for Real Madrid in Sunday's El Clasico with Barcelona at Camp Nou.
May 6, 18:41
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in action during his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur
Combined XI: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid
Ahead of the final El Clasico showdown of the season, Sports Mole selects the strongest combined XI using players from both sides of the divide.
May 4, 10:55
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Andres Iniesta 'could miss final El Clasico'
Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta could reportedly miss Sunday's La Liga clash with Real Madrid due to a calf problem.
May 3, 14:29
Karim Benzema in action for Real Madrid in October 2017
Karim Benzema's record vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole looks at Karim Benzema's record against Barcelona during his time with Lyon and Real Madrid ahead of Sunday's El Clasico.
May 3, 13:15
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 21, 2018
Gareth Bale's record vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole looks at how Gareth Bale has fared against Barcelona during his time with Real Madrid ahead of Sunday's showdown between the two sides.
May 3, 12:45
Luis Suarez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Luis Suarez's record vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has performed against this weekend's opponents Real Madrid during his career.
May 3, 12:15
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo's record vs. Barcelona
As Real Madrid prepare to face Barcelona in the final El Clasico of the season, Sports Mole looks at Cristiano Ronaldo's record against the Catalans.
May 3, 11:45
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Lionel Messi's record vs. Real Madrid
Ahead of Barcelona's meeting with Real Madrid this weekend, Sports Mole looks at Lionel Messi's scoring return in El Clasico.
May 3, 11:15
Jordi Alba leaves the field injured in the Champions League match between Barcelona and Manchester City on October 19, 2016
Jordi Alba wants Real Madrid guard of honour for Barcelona
Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba calls on Real Madrid to give his side a guard of honour during Sunday's El Clasico after they won the La Liga title last time out.
Apr 30, 14:20
Gerard Pique at a press conference after the Barcelona training session prior to their Champions League match against Manchester City on October 18, 2016
Gerard Pique 'losing sleep' over Zinedine Zidane comments
Gerard Pique provides a sarcastic response to Zinedine Zidane's claims that Real Madrid will not give Barcelona a guard of honour in next month's clash.
Apr 8, 12:46
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid in September 2017
Xavi: 'Real Madrid do not want to play attractive football'
Xavi insists that Real Madrid are unable to play 'beautiful football' in the same way as Barcelona as they too often go for a more direct approach.
Jan 10, 17:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Dermot Gallagher: 'Referee should have avoided El Clasico red card'
Former Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher says that the official in Saturday's El Clasico should have avoided giving a red card to Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal.
Dec 27, 14:41
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane at the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid on May 28,.2016
Zinedine Zidane 'accepts criticism' for team selection
Zinedine Zidane insists that he has no regrets over leaving Isco on the bench for the El Clasico clash with Barcelona, despite Real Madrid falling to a heavy 3-0 defeat.
Dec 23, 20:51
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde: 'Title race is not over yet'
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde is unwilling to write off the title hopes of La Liga's chasing pack just yet, despite seeing his side extend their lead at the top.
Dec 23, 19:58
Andres Iniesta celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Malaga on October 21, 2017
Result: Barcelona beat Real Madrid at the Bernabeu to move nine points clear
Barcelona cruise to a 3-0 win over Real Madrid at the Bernabeu to move nine points clear at the top of La Liga and 14 clear of their Clasico rivals.
Dec 23, 13:55
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo fit to start for Real Madrid
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is fit to start in Saturday's El Clasico fixture with Barcelona at the Bernabeu.
Dec 23, 10:57
Cristiano Ronaldo scores past Gerard Pique during the Supercopa de Espana first-leg match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on August 13, 2017
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 0-3 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Barcelona's 3-0 victory over Real Madrid at the Bernabeu as the defending champions fall 14 points adrift of the Liga leaders.
Dec 23, 10:00
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Ernesto Valverde: 'Barcelona not favourites for El Clasico'
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde insists that his team are not the favourites for Saturday's El Clasico away to Real Madrid.
Dec 22, 22:22
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Zinedine Zidane: 'Cristiano Ronaldo 100% fit for El Clasico'
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists that Cristiano Ronaldo "is 100% fit" for El Clasico on Saturday afternoon.
Dec 22, 20:00
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Getafe and Real Madrid on October 14, 2017
Report: Cristiano Ronaldo winning El Clasico fitness battle
Cristiano Ronaldo takes part in light training away from his Real Madrid teammates and will reportedly be available for selection against Barcelona.
Dec 21, 20:24
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta hopes to play in more El Clasicos
Andres Iniesta is unsure whether this weekend will mark his last trip to face Real Madrid at the Bernabeu with Barcelona.
Dec 21, 16:01
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Xavi: 'No comparison between Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo'
Xavi claims that "there is no comparison" between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the Barcelona maestro makes more of a difference in games.
Dec 21, 14:39
Cristiano Ronaldo scores past Gerard Pique during the Supercopa de Espana first-leg match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on August 13, 2017
Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid "obliged" to beat Barcelona
Sergio Ramos stresses the importance of Real Madrid picking up victory against Barcelona on Saturday to keep their La Liga title hopes alive.
Dec 20, 10:10
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Andreas Iniesta: 'El Clasico clash will not decide title'
Andres Iniesta insists that the La Liga title race will be far from over even if Barcelona see off Real Madrid in next weekend's El Clasico showdown.
Dec 18, 22:32
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Ernesto Valverde: 'Barcelona not distracted by El Clasico'
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde insists that he is fully focused on his side's clash with Deportivo La Coruna rather than the upcoming Clasico against Real Madrid.
Dec 16, 23:01
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Surgeon: 'El Clasico return a possibility for Ousmane Dembele'
Surgeon Sakari Orava reveals that Ousmane Dembele's recovery "is going quicker than expected" and he could still make a return to action at some stage next month.
Nov 7, 22:18
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Ousmane Dembele to return for El Clasico?
Ousmane Dembele is in line to make his Barcelona return in December's El Clasico against Real Madrid, according to a report.
Nov 6, 13:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sergio Ramos eager for Barcelona to remain in La Liga
Sergio Ramos hopes to see Barcelona remain in La Liga amid growing political tensions off the field, admitting that "it is difficult to imagine" a league without them.
Oct 31, 16:59

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