the Bernabéu hosts El Clásico

El Classic returns to the Santiago Bernabeu. Four days after qualifying for the Champions League semi-finals by beating Manchester City on penalties, our team faces a new demanding challenge. The La Liga The leaders will take on the second-placed team on matchday 32 (9:00 PM CEST).

The goal for Ancelotti‘s team, which is undefeated in sixteen games, is to extend their eight-point lead over Barcelona with just seven games remaining La Liga. To do this, they will have to rely on the support of fans who, after the enormous efforts they have put in at the Etihad Stadium, have not yet seen their team lose in twenty official matches at the Etihad Stadium. Bernabeu this season (16 wins and four draws).

“We have a great opportunity to get closer to victory La Liga”, said Carlo Ancelotti at the press conference before the third Classic of the season. Our team won the previous two, the La Liga match at Montjuïc (1-2) with a brace away Bellingham and the Spanish Super Cup final (4-1), in which Vini Jr. stood out with a hat trick. Both players are part of the Italian coach teamwho has almost all his players at his disposal, with the exception of the injured ones Courtois And Alaba.

The opposition
Barcelona came into the match in their best form La Liga. Xavi’s team is undefeated in ten games, of which they have won eight. This allowed them to consolidate second place in the rankings. Lewandowski is their top scorer in the competition with 13 goals.