Mar 23, 2014 at 8pm UK at ​Estadio Santiago Bernabeu
Real Madrid
3-4
Barcelona
Benzema (20', 24'), Ronaldo (55' pen.)
di Maria (35'), Pepe (43'), Alonso (85'), Ronaldo (85'), Modric (88')
Ramos (63')
FT(HT: 2-2)
Iniesta (7'), Messi (42', 65', 84')
Fabregas (43'), Busquets (66')

Team News: Gareth Bale returns to Real Madrid side for El Clasico

Real Madrid make eight changes to their side for tonight's El Clasico against Barcelona, who bring in three new faces themselves.

Gareth Bale has been restored to Real Madrid's starting lineup for this evening's El Clasico meeting with fierce rivals Barcelona.

Bale is one of the host of changes for Madrid, with manager Carlo Ancelotti bringing in eight new faces from their comfortable win over Schalke in midweek.

Diego Lopez, Pepe, Marcelo, Daniel Carvalho, Luka Modric, Angel di Maria and Karim Benzema are all also brought into the starting lineup as the hosts look to pull clear at the top of the table.

Barcelona, meanwhile, make three changes of their own as Gerard Pique, Cesc Fabregas and Neymar come into the side, replacing Marc Bartra, Pedro and Alexis Sanchez.

Lionel Messi starts up front for the visitors, having scored a hat-trick to become the club's highest ever scorer in the 7-0 mauling of Osasuna last week.

Real Madrid: Lopez; Ramos, Pepe, Carvajal, Marcelo; Alonso, Modric, Di Maria; Bale, Ronaldo, Benzema
Subs: Casillas, Varane, Coentrao, Nacho, Alvaro Morata, Isco, Illarramendi

Barcelona: Valdes; Alves, Pique, Alba, Mascherano; Fabregas, Iniesta, Xavi, Busquets; Neymar, Messi
Subs: Pedro, Sanchez, Pinto, Bartra, Song, Correia, Roberto

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring their first goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Levante UD at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on March 9, 2014
Read Next:
Match Analysis: Malaga 0-1 Real Madrid
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona1916305294351
2Atletico MadridAtletico1912612882042
3Valencia19124340192140
4Real Madrid1895432171532
5Villarreal199462621531
6Sevilla199282328-529
7Real Betis198383336-327
8EibarEibar198382431-727
9Getafe197572318526
10GironaGirona197572828026
11Celta Vigo197483327625
12Athletic Bilbao196762019125
13Leganes187381517-224
14Espanyol196671521-624
15Real Sociedad196583334-123
16Levante193971526-1118
17AlavesAlaves1960131427-1318
18Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo1944112137-1616
19Malaga1932141333-2011
20Las PalmasLas Palmas1932141446-3211
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account