Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Xavi’s side look to go TWELVE points clear of Los Blancos in huge title clash – TV, stream
BARCELONA host rivals Real Madrid in massive top-of-the-table clash in La Liga.
Xavi’s side are currently nine points clear of Madrid in second, as Barca look for their first La Liga title since 2018/19.
Karim Benzema player fights for the ball with Marcos Alonso and Ronald Araujo during the Copa Del Rey Semi Final first legAP
The two Spanish giants recently faced off in the Copa Del Rey Semi-Final first leg.
Barca won the game 1-0 courtesy of an Eder Militao own goal, giving them a narrow advantage for the return leg at the Camp Nou.
Real Madrid have a busy week, with Liverpool coming to the Bernabeu on Wednesday night for the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
While Xavi’s side have a free week following their exit from the Europa League at the hands of Manchester United.
When is Barcelona vs Real Madrid?
Barcelona vs Real Madrid will take place on Sunday, March 19.
Kick off will be at 8pm UK time.
Camp Nou will play host.
What channel is Barcelona vs Real Madrid on?
Barcelona vs Real Madrid will be shown live on Viaplay Sports 1.
Coverage begins at 7:30pm UK time.
Viaplay Sports 1 is available to add to your existing Sky, Virgin or Prime Video membership.
How can I live stream Barcelona vs Real Madrid?
If you are subscribed to Viaplay, you can stream all the action live from the Viaplay app, which is available to download for free onto your mobile or tablet.
Non-subscribers can purchase a Viaplay monthly pass for £14.99, which will give you access to all sports, series and films available on Viaplay for one month.
Alternatively, you can follow SunSport’s live blog to keep up to date with all the action from Camp Nou.
What is the latest team news?
Robert Lewandowski returned to the squad for Barca’s 1-0 away win against Athletic Club.
Gavi also returned to the XI after serving his suspension during the win against Valencia.
Pedri could return from a hamstring injury in time for the El Classico, but the game will come too soon for winger Ousmane Dembele.
Carlo Ancelotti will have left-back Ferland Mendy back after several weeks on the sideline.
Madrid frontman Karmin Benzema sat out of the 3-1 win over Espanyol with an ankle injury.
However, Ancelotti has assured fans that the Frenchman will be involved in the Champions League last-16 second-leg clash with Liverpool on Wednesday night.
Meaning if the 35-year-old avoids injury against the Premier League giants, he should be fit and raring to go in the El Clasico.
David Alaba will remain out with a hamstring injury that occurred during Real’s 5-2 Champions League last-16 first-leg win at Anfield.
Barcelona – 11/10
Draw – 12/5
Real Madrid – 12/5
*Odds courtesy of Ladbrokes and are correct at the time of publication.