Barcelona travel to the Bernabeu to face rivals Real Madrid with a two-point advantage at the top of the La Liga table, MySportDab reports.
Real Madrid head into today’s El Clasico having failed to win any of their last three matches across all competitions.
Los Blancos also recently suffered a 2-1 defeat to Manchester City in the Champions League, while Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to a 5-0 win over Eibar at Camp Nou.
Real Madrid Team News
Real Madrid will be without both Marco Asensio and Eden Hazard who are injured and will play no part.
Meanwhile Toni Kroos could return to the Starting XI to replace Federico Valverde but Brazilian winger Rodrygo will miss the matches after he was show a red card in a ‘B’ team match last week.
Barcelona Team News
Full-backs Jordi Alba and Sergi Roberto are both out injured and will most surely be replaced by Nelson Semedo and Junior Firpo, whie Gerard Pique could return after an ankle injury in midweek.
Luis Suarez is still out injured which means Martin Braithwaite could get a surprise El Clasico start, though Quique Setien will likely start with Messi and Antoine Griezmann as his front two.
Real Madrid Vs Barcelona Head to Head – MySportDab
Barcelona head into the next El Clasico with a shocking seven-match unbeaten run against their fierce rivals in La Liga.
Although Real had success against Barcelona in the Supercopa de Espana, winning in those matches at the start of the 2017-18 season represent their victories in recent matches.
However, Madrid have not defeated Barcelona in a home La Liga match since a 3-1 win in October 2014.
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Real Madrid Predicted Starting Line-up: Courtois, Varane, Ramos, Carvajal, Mendy, Casemiro, Kroos, Valverde, Isco, Bale, Benzema.
Barcelona Predicted Starting Line-up: Ter Stegen, Firpo, Pique, Umtiti, Semedo, Arthur, Vidal, Busquets, De Jong, Messi, Griezmann.