This Sunday is super special because Real Madrid host Barcelona in a mouthwatering El Clasico in the La Liga.

This Sunday is super special because Real Madrid host Barcelona in a mouthwatering El Clasico in the La Liga.

Madrid are top of the table with 66 points, a staggering 15 points ahead of their rivals Barcelona in fifth but with a game in hand.

Ancelotti’s side are chasing a league and Champions League double this season, and the club will take on Chelsea in the quarters.

Real Madrid have the best home record in La Liga this season, winning 10 and drawing four of their 14 matches.

The hosts have also won the last five El Clasico’s and come into this match as favourites.

Will Madrid make it six straight Clasico wins? Play here to make your predictions for the clash.

What time does Madrid vs Barcelona start?

The game kicks off at 11pm Kenyan time at the Santiago Bernabeau.

Madrid vs Barcelona team news

The biggest blow could be the potential absence of talisman Karim Benzema, who is dealing with a calf problem.

Ferland Mendy is also out and this means the likes of Gareth Bale, Luka Jovic, Isco or Nacho may be available to start.

Vinicius Junior will lead the attacking line for the home team and Marcos Asensio will also get the nod.

For the visitors, Ansu Fati, Sergi Roberto and Samuel Umtiti are all unavailable.

The front three will consist of new signings Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Adama Traore and Pedri.

Madrid vs Barcelona head to head

From 65 matches played between these two sides, Barca have a slight advantage, winning 24 times compared to 23 of Madrid’s wins.

Madrid vs Barcelona current form

Both teams come into the game unbeaten in their last five matches but Madrid have won all their games, while Barcelona shared the spoils in a barren draw against Galatasaray.

Madrid vs Barcelona prediction

The absence of their top scorer could cripple their efforts up front but Madrid could still have what it takes to come out on top.

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