Champions League: Ronald Koeman and Barca's sense of injustice clouds Juve test as blame game continues after Clasico loss
Barcelona are up next against Juventus on Wednesday, when another setback would not be irretrievable thanks to last week's 5-1 drubbing of Ferencvaros.
LaLiga: Real Madrid ease pressure on Zinedine Zidane with win over Barcelona in El Clasico; Atletico beat Betis
Barcelona might feel hard done by, especially as Ramos' penalty was awarded after a check by VAR and a hugely exaggerated fall by Madrid's captain after Clement Lenglet tugged his shirt.
Real Madrid won the first Clasico of 2020-21 LaLiga season 3-1 at an empty Camp Nou. It is Barcelona's second consecutive league defeat and a third straight winless game.
LaLiga: Sergio Ramos leads Real Madrid to victory over Barcelona as club bounces back from woeful run
Real Madrid lead the league with 13 points. Barcelona have seven with a game in hand.
Barcelona and Real Madrid come into 'El Clasico' a shadow of their previous unbeatable best. Both enter this fan-less spectacle hoping to avoid defeat than get all three points.
Zidane said Sergio Ramos will be available to face Barcelona after recovering from the knee injury that kept him out of the loss to Shakhtar on Wednesday.
Zinedine Zidane made four substitutions at half-time but could not spark a lethargic Madrid into life as his team fell 1-0 at home to newly-promoted Cadiz.
Casemiro's performance in the Clasico, to contain Lionel Messi, suggests the showing against Manchester City was only a blip for the remarkable player.
LaLiga: Barcelona should have taken advantage of 'worst' Real Madrid, says Gerard Pique after 0-2 defeat
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique rued his side’s failure to take a stranglehold on the Liga title race as they lost 2-0 at Real Madrid in Sunday’s ‘Clasico’ after dominating the first half and failing to take their early chances.
LaLiga: Vinicius Junior revels in decisive 'clasico' goal to put Real Madrid on top; Atletico Madrid held by Espanyol
The 19-year-old Vinicius Junior had scored eight goals with Madrid since arriving two seasons ago, but none as big as this one.
LaLiga: Vulnerable Real Madrid welcome a Barcelona in internal turmoil, in a showdown for lost pride
Real Madrid face their second strictest test in the space of 4 days, against Pep Guardiola’s former club, Barcelona. It’s El Clasico, but not as you’ve come to know it
Barcelona coach Quique Setien believes Real Madrid are under greater pressure than his side heading into “Clasico”, which could go a long way in determining who wins the league
LaLiga: Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane admits his side are in a 'delicate' situation ahead of El Clasico
Zidane’s side held a three-point lead over Barca at the top of the table two weeks ago but defeat by the Catalans would leave them five points behind them with 12 games remaining.
LaLiga: Real Madrid to be without Rodrygo for 'El Clasico' after picking up red card in third tier for Castilla
Real Madrid will be without its second leading scorer for next round's "clasico" with league leader Barcelona after Rodrygo was sent off for appearing to mock an opponent
Hazard had been kept out of action for almost three months by an ankle injury and was making only his second appearance since his return, but he hobbled off midway through the second half vs Levante and was seen wearing an ice pack on his right foot.
LaLiga: 'We deserved a lot more,' Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane rues missed chances after goalless result in El Clasico
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was left feeling disappointed with his side’s 0-0 draw at eternal rivals Barcelona in La Liga after they failed to take their chances against the champions in Wednesday’s rescheduled ‘Clasico’.
LaLiga: El Clasico losing grandeur as reality checks abound in goalless draw between Barcelona and Real Madrid
Real Madrid travelled to Camp Nou last night to play out a goalless draw vs Barcelona in the LaLiga. This is the first time in the last 17 years that this fixture ended 0-0.
LaLiga: El Clasico ends in stalemate as Barcelona and Real Madrid fail to break deadlock amid high off-field drama
Barcelona and Real Madrid played out a 0-0 draw for the first time in 17 years on Wednesday in a politically supercharged “Clásico” match played amid a large separatist protest that turned violent outside Camp Nou stadium.
Barcelona and Real Madrid come into the Clasico with 35 points for both teams. Catalans sit top courtesy better goal difference but it would count for nought come end of the season.
LaLiga: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde says fans can protest freely during 'El Clasico' but must show respect
The 'El Clasico' was postponed earlier due to political unrest in Barcelona over the jailing of Catalan independence leaders and the rescheduled match will take place amid a large pro self-determination protest around the Camp Nou.