Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu will host the 2021-2022 La Liga match between Real Madrid and Barcelona. The next game will be at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday 20 March. Carlo Ancelotti has given Real Madrid success in the Champions League and La Liga this season. Still, the next game will be of particular significance for fans as Barcelona visit the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. The match is part of the 29th round of Spain-La Liga, in which Real Madrid sit 1st and Barcelona 3rd.
Beating Barcelona won’t end the La Liga title mathematically, but Real Madrid will come close. Motivation will also be high to try to win the title as early as possible, as this could give Real Madrid more control over the players to give their best for the UEFA Champions League play-offs. Five wins in six matches saw Real Madrid in the first place and Sevilla in second, currently playing more games than they win, a win by the leaders over the weekend could end any semblance of a title challenge.
In the last match, Barcelona (14–9–4) won with a final score of 4–0 against Osasuna. Marc-André Ter Stegen has to take care of Barcelona’s goal. The starting goalkeepers will be Thibaut Courtois for Real Madrid.
It was a more promising start to Xavi’s first season at FC Barcelona. After a thrilling 4-2 victory over defending champions Atlético Madrid last month, an excellent UEL Europa League performance will confirm his success as a coach capable of challenging for the title in the future. Xavi was also one of the goalscorers in Barcelona’s 5-0 victory over Real Madrid in 2010 (there has not been a more significant margin in that match since).
As for Barcelona, they have now won four in a row and are third in the standings with 51 points despite having a game in hand. Both teams have a vast history, and Barcelona has shown they know what it takes to win. Barcelona has also been able to win at least 76 national titles, making them one of the most successful teams ever to play the game. Since its founding, FC Barcelona has won at least 26 La Liga titles, one of the highest totals in the competition’s history.
Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-1 in the first Clasico of the 2021/2022 season in front of fans at the Camp Nou, defender David Alaba and a late goal from Lucas Vazquez gave Real Madrid three points. From great Barcelona players like Ronaldinho, Andres Iniesta, Rivaldo, Xavi and Lionel Messi, to Alfredo Di Stefano, the list of celebrities such as Raul, Roberto Carlos, Beckham and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, many of whom could defend against each other, could extend this article. But now we have the new generation going head to head; we will see what El Classico can provide the fans.
A win for Real Madrid will take them closer to another La Liga title. Defeating Barca in the El Classico is something that Real Madrid wants so that they can not let them come to the second spot.