Barcelona will host Real Madrid in the first El Clasico of the season in La Liga at the “Estadi Olimpic Lluis” on Saturday, October 28, starting at 16:15, La Liga has confirmed.
This will be the 297th classic in history, with Real Madrid having the most positive balance in terms of head-to-head meetings with 102 wins to Barcelona’s 100, while the other 52 encounters have ended in a draw.
The two Spanish giants faced each other during the pre-season in a luxury friendly which took place in the United States of America, with the Catalans emerging victorious with a deep score of 3-0.
In that match, new names debuted at Real Madrid such as Jude Bellingham, Fran Garcia, Brahim Diaz and Joselu.
When it comes to official matches, the last meeting between the two sides dates back to April 5 this year, where Los Blancos achieved a magnificent 4-0 victory at Camp Nou to secure passage to the final of the Copa del Rey, a competition where in in the end, the team led by Carlo Ancelotti managed to emerge victorious after defeating Osasuna with a score of 2-1.