Camp Nou plays host to the latest chapter of one of the world’s greatest sporting rivalries this afternoon.
Both sides are in need of a positive result in this derby clash, with Barcelona having drawn with Sevilla and lost to Getafe in their last two LaLiga outings.
But while Ronald Koeman’s side got back on track with a Champions League rout of Ferencvaros with Lionel Messi in form, Real Madrid followed up a shock defeat to Cadiz by losing at home to Shakhtar Donetsk.
Barcelona XI: Neto, Dest, Lenglet, Pique, Jordi Alba, De Jong, Busquets, Coutinho, Messi, Pedri, Ansu Fati
Real Madrid XI: Courtois, Nacho, Ramos, Varane, Mendy, Casemiro, Kroos, Valverde, Vinicius, Asensio, Benzema
Subs: Lunin, Luis Lopez, Militao, Modric, Marcelo, Lucas, Jovic, Isco, Rodrygo