Barcelona vs Real Madrid El Clasico Football Match Faces Fear of Protests, La Liga Urges to Shift Venue Due to Unrest in Catalonia Province

Vikas Singh Derek

Barcelona and Real Madrid to Madrid. According to a report by Spanish daily sports newspaper Diario AS, La Liga has requested to shift the venue of the El Clasico clash to Spain's capital Madrid. The Catalonia province is suffering a lot of unrest, and many political leaders have been imprisoned recently. The Barcelona vs Real Madrid is scheduled to be played on October 26 at Blaugrana’s Camp Nou stadium.  However, with the ongoing unrest, the league has requested to shift it to Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

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If the request is accepted, it would mean that the reverse El Clasico on 1 March would be played in Barcelona. There are fears of high-level demonstrations during the match so the league is seeking to shift the venue of the match. Barcelona vs Sevilla, La Liga 2019 Free Live Streaming Online & Match Time in IST: How to Get Live Telecast on TV & Football Score Updates in India? 

The El Classico term is used for Barcelona vs Real Madrid match, the football clash which has great importance among Spanish football fans. Barcelona and Real Madrid have faced each other 242 times. Barcelona have won 96 times while Real Madrid have bagged victories in 95 matches. 61 El Clasico games ended in a draw. In La Liga, both the teams have played against each other in 178 matches. Madrid won 72 of these and Barcelona won as many matches. 32 matches ended in a draw. La Liga 2019-20: Real Madrid Beat Granada 4–2; Hold On to Top Spot. 

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Meanwhile, Real Madrid lead the La Liga 2019-20 points table with 18 points. Sergio Ramos led side have won 5 matches out of 8. Barcelona follow Madrid on the second spot, with 16 points in 8 games.