The race for the la liga title blows hot as the tow Spanish giant lock horns in an epic clash on Saturday evening. Real Madrid will be looking to retain their title whilst closing the gap on Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid are on a 12 game unbeaten run in all competitions, a 2-1 loss at home to Levante but have since found their momentum, winning ten and drawing two games which include wins against big names like Liverpool, Atalanta and Valenica. Their lasts outing was a stunning 3-1 against against English opposition Liverpool in the first leg of the UEFA champions league quarter final. Zidane will be hoping for a confidence boosts as such a win against English giants is no easy feat. Real Madrid will be without club captain Sergio Ramos, defenders Varane & Carvajal with Hazard still on the sidelines.
Barcelona is the in form team in la liga, unbeaten in 19 league games, winning 17 games and drawing two. Winning form which includes the likes of Real Sociedad, Sevilla and Atletic Bilbao. They have also won their last six la liga league games with star man, Messi playing crucial role. Barcelona were made to sweat for their last win against stubborn opposition Real Valladolid with an injury tine winner by Dembele. Ronald Koeman will have a well rested side being already knocked out of the UEFA champions league with more days of recovery than their league rival, Real Madrid. Long term absentees Coutinho and Ansu Fati are ruled out of the match while veteran Pique is available after suffering a spell on the sidelines.
Head To Head : Real Madrid are three games unbeaten against Barcelona in the spanish la liga, with their last loss a 0-1 scoreline at the Bernebau in 2019. On the other hand, Barcelona have won four of their lasts six visits to the Spanish Capital. Saturday El Clasico encounter looks set to be a tasty one with massive repercussions for the Spanish La Liga Title. Hard to call with both teams on top of their game, We would for a score draw.
PREDICTION : DRAW 1-1
ACCUMULATOR TIP : BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE