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#El Clasico

# el-clasico - This year 2022

Real Madrid top La Liga with Clasico win over Barcelona
# Back On Top
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# Back On Top

Real Madrid top La Liga with Clasico win over Barcelona

Oct 16th 2022, 5:31 PM 8,307 Views 0 Comments

Carlo Ancelotti’s side beat their fierce rivals 3-1 at the Bernabeu.

Gareth Bale responds after being branded a 'parasite' by Marca
# Warning
From The42
# Warning

Gareth Bale responds after being branded a 'parasite' by Marca

Mar 25th 2022, 11:11 PM 10,462 Views 6 Comments

The Wales captain has launched a furious tirade at the Spanish media.

Aubameyang scores twice as Barcelona thrash Real Madrid 4-0
# El Clasico
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# El Clasico

Aubameyang scores twice as Barcelona thrash Real Madrid 4-0

Updated Mar 20th 2022, 10:10 PM 32,877 Views 11 Comments

It was a Clasico demolition at the Bernabeu.

El Clasico to break attendance record for women's fixture as tickets sell out in three days
# No Room At The Inn
From The42
# No Room At The Inn

El Clasico to break attendance record for women's fixture as tickets sell out in three days

Jan 17th 2022, 3:49 PM 3,446 Views 1 Comment

Barcelona will host Real Madrid at Camp Nou in the Champions League quarter-final second leg in March.

# el-clasico - Last year 2021

El Clasico, Derby d'Italia and can Man United contain Salah? John Brewin's unmissable matches
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

El Clasico, Derby d'Italia and can Man United contain Salah? John Brewin's unmissable matches

Oct 22nd 2021, 9:30 AM 2,992 Views 0 Comments

We preview a bumper weekend of club football in the latest edition of European Eye.

Ronald Koeman fumes over referee's display in El Clasico
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

Ronald Koeman fumes over referee's display in El Clasico

Apr 11th 2021, 4:17 PM 6,167 Views 0 Comments

The Dutch coach walked out of one television interview after the match.

Messi happy again but Barca wonder if this Clasico will be his last
# Big Game
From The42
# Big Game

Messi happy again but Barca wonder if this Clasico will be his last

Apr 9th 2021, 1:53 PM 2,989 Views 1 Comment

The winners will move Atletico Madrid off top spot for the first time since December.

# el-clasico - All time

Messi primed for record-setting Clasico appearance
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Messi primed for record-setting Clasico appearance

Feb 29th 2020, 1:45 PM 7,547 Views 0 Comments

The Barcelona captain is set to become the club’s all-time leading appearance maker in meetings with Real Madrid.

Fears El Clasico could be overshadowed by protests
# Disruption
From The42
# Disruption

Fears El Clasico could be overshadowed by protests

Dec 17th 2019, 11:54 AM 5,961 Views 0 Comments

Zinedine Zidane insists Real Madrid are only focused on football.

1-8 from Cork star O'Sullivan steers All-Ireland champions Mourneabbey back to decider
# El Clasico
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# El Clasico

1-8 from Cork star O'Sullivan steers All-Ireland champions Mourneabbey back to decider

Nov 10th 2019, 4:19 PM 7,002 Views 0 Comments

The Rebel kingpins produced a huge second-half performance to see off Monaghan powerhouse Donaghmoyne.

El Clasico postponed for security reasons
# Political Unrest
From The42
# Political Unrest

El Clasico postponed for security reasons

Oct 18th 2019, 10:55 AM 10,195 Views 12 Comments

Next Saturday’s meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been called off due to the Catalonia protests.

Suarez strikes twice as Barca batter Real Madrid in Copa semi-final
# El Clasico
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# El Clasico

Suarez strikes twice as Barca batter Real Madrid in Copa semi-final

Feb 27th 2019, 10:14 PM 11,749 Views 9 Comments

Barcelona are into the Copa Del Rey final for a sixth successive year.

Two Clasicos set for one week as Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final
# El Clasico
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# El Clasico

Two Clasicos set for one week as Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final

Feb 1st 2019, 2:40 PM 4,254 Views 2 Comments

Friday’s draw means there will be back-to-back Clasicos between the bitter rivals.

Gareth Bale's agent hits back after El Clasico criticism
# Argument
From The42
# Argument

Gareth Bale's agent hits back after El Clasico criticism

Oct 30th 2018, 2:16 PM 9,179 Views 6 Comments

The Welsh star’s representative was not impressed with remarks made by Jorge Valdano.

Antonio Conte lined up at Madrid with Lopetegui on the brink after Clasico humiliation
# Santiago Bernabeu
From The42
# Santiago Bernabeu

Antonio Conte lined up at Madrid with Lopetegui on the brink after Clasico humiliation

Oct 29th 2018, 2:08 PM 6,519 Views 6 Comments

The Italian is set to take over from Julen Lopetegui following yesterday’s 5-1 defeat to rivals Barcelona.

Luis Suarez scores hat-trick as Barcelona humiliate Real Madrid in electric El Clasico
# El Clasico
From The42
# El Clasico

Luis Suarez scores hat-trick as Barcelona humiliate Real Madrid in electric El Clasico

Oct 28th 2018, 6:13 PM 13,745 Views 9 Comments

Pressure mounted on Julen Lopetegui on Sunday as Real Madrid suffered a 5-1 defeat.

'Pigs were flying in El Clasico before Messi and Ronaldo'
# Absent Friends
From The42
# Absent Friends

'Pigs were flying in El Clasico before Messi and Ronaldo'

Oct 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 7,611 Views 1 Comment

Both Messi and Ronaldo will not be on the field but the Barca boss thinks Sunday’s Clasico will be memorable

The sack looms for defiant Real Madrid boss Lopetegui ahead of El Clasico
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

The sack looms for defiant Real Madrid boss Lopetegui ahead of El Clasico

Oct 22nd 2018, 3:33 PM 5,855 Views 2 Comments

Just four months into the job, the ex-Spain manager is under enormous pressure after losing again over the weekend.

Bale helps Real earn a draw against 10-man Barca as Ronaldo goes off injured
# El Clasico
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# El Clasico

Bale helps Real earn a draw against 10-man Barca as Ronaldo goes off injured

May 6th 2018, 10:29 PM 14,805 Views 24 Comments

Champions Barcelona maintained their season-long unbeaten La Liga run in a thrilling El Clasico this evening.

Ramos confirms Madrid won't give guard of honour to champions Barcelona
# Tradition
From The42
# Tradition

Ramos confirms Madrid won't give guard of honour to champions Barcelona

Apr 30th 2018, 4:39 PM 14,234 Views 38 Comments

Sergio Ramos reiterated that the snub was manager Zinedine Zidane’s decision.

Watch: Lionel Messi assists third Barcelona goal with only one boot on
# Out Of This World
From The42
# Out Of This World

Watch: Lionel Messi assists third Barcelona goal with only one boot on

Dec 23rd 2017, 6:01 PM 14,453 Views 13 Comments

The Argentina superstar somehow lost his footwear, but still managed to set Aleix Vidal to score against Real Madrid

As it happened: Real Madrid v Barcelona, El Clasico From The42
Live Dec 23rd 2017, 12:20 PM

As it happened: Real Madrid v Barcelona, El Clasico

Would a loss in El Clasico put Zidane in hot water this weekend? Or has the club legend a bit more leeway?
# Eir Close Calls
From The42
# Eir Close Calls

Would a loss in El Clasico put Zidane in hot water this weekend? Or has the club legend a bit more leeway?

Updated Dec 21st 2017, 3:55 PM 4,773 Views 9 Comments

Madrid-based Dermot Corrigan joins Gavan and Ryan to preview one of the biggest games in football.

La Liga chiefs considering playing El Clasico games abroad
# New Audiences
From The42
# New Audiences

La Liga chiefs considering playing El Clasico games abroad

Sep 8th 2017, 4:56 PM 5,497 Views 9 Comments

“If we want to compete with the Premier League or the Bundesliga we have to look for added value.”

Ronaldo's topless celebration proves pretty costly though Real still beat Barca in El Clasico
# Bragging Rights
From The42
# Bragging Rights

Ronaldo's topless celebration proves pretty costly though Real still beat Barca in El Clasico

Aug 14th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,999 Views 11 Comments

The Portuguese had quite an eventful evening after being introduced as a second-half substitute.

Bale ruled out of Champions League semi-finals as El Clasico start backfires
# Bad Decision
From The42
# Bad Decision

Bale ruled out of Champions League semi-finals as El Clasico start backfires

Apr 25th 2017, 1:26 PM 4,218 Views 1 Comment

The Welshman, who has struggled with injuries throughout the season, was taken off in the first half of Sunday’s defeat to Barcelona.

Messi's sensational 93rd-minute winner is Barcelona at their counter-attacking best
# Messi Magic
From The42
# Messi Magic

Messi's sensational 93rd-minute winner is Barcelona at their counter-attacking best

Apr 24th 2017, 10:42 AM 9,290 Views 12 Comments

We’ve been watching this on repeat.

As it happened: Real Madrid v Barcelona, La Liga From The42
Live Apr 23rd 2017, 7:35 PM

As it happened: Real Madrid v Barcelona, La Liga

Barcelona suffer Neymar blow ahead of El Clasico
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Barcelona suffer Neymar blow ahead of El Clasico

Apr 11th 2017, 7:06 PM 7,866 Views 4 Comments

As well as the clash against Real Madrid, the Brazilian is set to be suspended for home clashes with Real Sociedad and Osasuna.

Barca left frustrated as last-gasp Ramos goal earns point for Real
# Late Drama
From The42
# Late Drama

Barca left frustrated as last-gasp Ramos goal earns point for Real

Dec 3rd 2016, 5:17 PM 8,434 Views 8 Comments

Luis Suarez had headed the Catalan side into a second-half lead.

As it happened: Barcelona v Real Madrid, El Clasico From The42
Live Dec 3rd 2016, 2:08 PM

As it happened: Barcelona v Real Madrid, El Clasico

Zidane and Luis Enrique tangled in identity politics
# El Clasico
From The42
# El Clasico

Zidane and Luis Enrique tangled in identity politics

Nov 30th 2016, 10:59 AM 6,864 Views 2 Comments

Claims of Real Madrid becoming more like Barcelona or vice-versa are inevitable in a rivalry that sustains two footballing superpowers.

El Clásic-no! Bale a major injury doubt for Real Madrid's showdown with Barca
# Bale Out?
From The42
# Bale Out?

El Clásic-no! Bale a major injury doubt for Real Madrid's showdown with Barca

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:52 AM 4,990 Views 6 Comments

Real Madrid travel to the Camp Nou on 3 December.

You won't be able to watch the first El Clasico of the season live on TV
# Ah Here
From The42
# Ah Here

You won't be able to watch the first El Clasico of the season live on TV

Oct 12th 2016, 3:10 PM 26,398 Views 36 Comments

The 3:15pm kick-off for Barcelona v Real Madrid means it will not be broadcast live on these shores.

Acrobatic Benzema and cool Ronaldo finish gives 10-man Real win in Barcelona
# El Clasico
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# El Clasico

Acrobatic Benzema and cool Ronaldo finish gives 10-man Real win in Barcelona

Apr 2nd 2016, 9:20 PM 37,320 Views 41 Comments

‘The BBC’ overshadowed ‘MSN’ in a big way tonight.

Camp Nou brilliantly paid homage to Johan Cruyff before El Clasico
# 14
From The42
# 14

Camp Nou brilliantly paid homage to Johan Cruyff before El Clasico

Apr 2nd 2016, 8:01 PM 8,292 Views 5 Comments

A fitting tribute to the father of Barca football.

Who does Guillem Balague think will win tonight's El Clasico?
# PREDICTION
From The42
# PREDICTION

Who does Guillem Balague think will win tonight's El Clasico?

Apr 2nd 2016, 11:15 AM 6,357 Views 5 Comments

The Sky Sports pundit gives his thoughts on this evening’s big game in Spain.

'If Real Madrid fail to win, Mourinho will be manager!'
# Speculation
From The42
# Speculation

'If Real Madrid fail to win, Mourinho will be manager!'

Apr 1st 2016, 8:13 AM 10,447 Views 2 Comments

The former club president believes Zinedine Zidane’s tenure at Real Madrid could be brought to a swift end

Suarez, Neymar star as Barca rout Real Madrid
# Report
From The42
# Report

Suarez, Neymar star as Barca rout Real Madrid

Nov 21st 2015, 7:36 PM 11,907 Views 10 Comments

Barca even had the luxury of leaving Lionel Messi on the bench for part of the game.

Andres Iniesta's stunning strike summed up Barca's brilliance in the Clasico
# El Clasico
From The42
# El Clasico

Andres Iniesta's stunning strike summed up Barca's brilliance in the Clasico

Nov 21st 2015, 6:59 PM 9,348 Views 8 Comments

The visitors produced an exhibition of football.

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