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LaLiga: Barcelona and Real Madrid face stern tests in Real Sociedad, Valencia ahead of Clasico
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LaLiga: Barcelona and Real Madrid face stern tests in Real Sociedad, Valencia ahead of Clasico

Real coach Zinedine Zidane faces a difficult decision on whether or not to rest midfield general Casemiro for the trip to Mestalla. The Brazilian is one booking away from missing the Clasico

La Liga: Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard to miss crucial 'El Clasico' fixture after fracturing ankle
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La Liga: Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard to miss crucial 'El Clasico' fixture after fracturing ankle

Hazard injured his right ankle in last week’s 2-2 draw at home to Paris St Germain following a clash with international team mate Thomas Meunier, although the club initially said he had suffered bruising.

LaLiga: Spanish league to appeal against 18 December date for postponed Clasico; suggest 4 December
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LaLiga: Spanish league to appeal against 18 December date for postponed Clasico; suggest 4 December

La Liga said the rules state postponed games should be played at the earliest possible opportunity, which is 4 December, and that clubs have no power to decide dates of matches.

LaLiga: Barcelona vs Real Madrid 'El Clasico' to be played on 18 December, says Spanish federation; league unhappy with new date
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LaLiga: Barcelona vs Real Madrid 'El Clasico' to be played on 18 December, says Spanish federation; league unhappy with new date

The rearranged Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid will be played on 18 December despite opposition from La Liga, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) confirmed on Wednesday.

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde calls for 'common sense' for swift resolution to El Clasico scheduling problem
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Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde calls for 'common sense' for swift resolution to El Clasico scheduling problem

Valverde was speaking ahead of Barcelona's Champions League game away at Slavia Prague on Wednesday, when his team will have the chance to go top of Group F.

LaLiga: Barcelona, Real Madrid agree on 18 December as new date for El Clasico; RFEF yet to confirm change
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LaLiga: Barcelona, Real Madrid agree on 18 December as new date for El Clasico; RFEF yet to confirm change

All that remains is for the RFEF to confirm the change with La Liga, although the league would prefer the match take place on 7 December.

LaLiga: El Clasico postponed due to Catalonia protests; Real Madrid, Barcelona told to find new date
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LaLiga: El Clasico postponed due to Catalonia protests; Real Madrid, Barcelona told to find new date

The clubs have until 10:00 am (0800 GMT) on Monday to find a new date for Clasico, which will be decided by the RFEF if the clubs cannot reach an agreement.

LaLiga: Barcelona, Real Madrid face testing week amid growing uncertainty over El Clasico
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LaLiga: Barcelona, Real Madrid face testing week amid growing uncertainty over El Clasico

The fixture will be Barcelona's first at home since nine Catalan independence leaders were jailed on Monday, a decision that has sparked an array of violent protests in the city.

LaLiga: Spanish football league wants El Clasico to be shifted to Madrid due to violent protests in Catalonia
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LaLiga: Spanish football league wants El Clasico to be shifted to Madrid due to violent protests in Catalonia

The Spanish football league said on Wednesday it had asked the country's football federation to move the next El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona to Madrid following violent protests by separatists in Catalonia.

LaLiga: Toni Kroos faces race to be fit for El Clasico after withdrawing from Germany squad
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LaLiga: Toni Kroos faces race to be fit for El Clasico after withdrawing from Germany squad

Toni Kroos will miss Germany's friendly against Argentina on Wednesday and their Euro 2020 qualifier away to Estonia four days later.

Soaking in El Clasico: Witnessing La Liga's greatest rivalry
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Soaking in El Clasico: Witnessing La Liga's greatest rivalry

At the Santiago Bernabeu, tensions ran high as the 117-year rivalry between Madrid and Barcelona came to life during El Clasico — a battle that Barcelona FC finally won

Real Madrid's recent slump notwithstanding, LaLiga giants will survive without Cristiano Ronaldo, says club legend Luis Figo
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Real Madrid's recent slump notwithstanding, LaLiga giants will survive without Cristiano Ronaldo, says club legend Luis Figo

Real Madrid legend Luis Figo remains optimistic about the club's success after the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo and calls for the adaptation of VAR.

European football talking points: Manchester United produce vintage late show; defending champions rule the roost
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European football talking points: Manchester United produce vintage late show; defending champions rule the roost

The never-say-die motto is back again at Manchester United and the ideology has caught on well with the players with the players who seem to have forgotten what it felt like to lose a match.

LaLiga: Unhappy Real Madrid lacked fight in El Clasico loss to Barcelona, says former manager Jose Mourinho
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LaLiga: Unhappy Real Madrid lacked fight in El Clasico loss to Barcelona, says former manager Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho accused Real Madrid of lacking fight and looking unhappy against Barcelona after a second successive El Clasico defeat.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: India-Pakistan tensions, Real Madrid out for revenge, loan waiver; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: India-Pakistan tensions, Real Madrid out for revenge, loan waiver; today's must-read stories

So, for the most part, looking back over last week’s fast developing news, we don’t know so many things about the air strikes, much like the surgical strike in 2016. The first confusion was over where Balakot was located, since there are two places with that name — one along the Indian Line of Control.

LaLiga: Onus on Real Madrid to avenge midweek El Clásico loss against Barcelona and revive fading title challenge
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LaLiga: Onus on Real Madrid to avenge midweek El Clásico loss against Barcelona and revive fading title challenge

The onus will be solely on Real Madrid as they try to find their feet again in a league which is constantly evolving, yet getting dominated by Barcelona.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 153: Australia win T20I series against India, Barcelona reach Copa del Rey final and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 153: Australia win T20I series against India, Barcelona reach Copa del Rey final and more

Welcome to Spodcast, where we cover the big sports headlines of the day. Today, we discuss Australia's 2-0 T20I series victory over India, Barcelona's 4-1 aggregate victory over Real Madrid in the Cope del Rey semi-final and midweek Premier League results

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 153 of Spodcast where we discuss Australia's T20I series win, Barcelona's El Clasico triumph and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 153 of Spodcast where we discuss Australia's T20I series win, Barcelona's El Clasico triumph and more

Welcome to Spodcast, where we cover the big sports headlines of the day. Today, we discuss Australia's 2-0 T20I series victory over India, Barcelona's 4-1 aggregate victory over Real Madrid in the Cope del Rey semi-final and midweek Premier League results

Copa del Rey: Luis Suarez scores twice as stylish Barcelona inflict another defeat on Real Madrid to enter final
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Copa del Rey: Luis Suarez scores twice as stylish Barcelona inflict another defeat on Real Madrid to enter final

Luis Suarez scored twice on Wednesday as Barcelona inflicted another defeat on Real Madrid to move within touching distance of winning a record fifth consecutive Copa del Rey.

Copa del Rey: Lionel Messi fails to inspire Barcelona off the bench as Real Madrid earn draw in first leg of semi-final
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Copa del Rey: Lionel Messi fails to inspire Barcelona off the bench as Real Madrid earn draw in first leg of semi-final

Lionel Messi, who had been struggling with a thigh problem, came on after the hour but could not inspire a winner for Barcelona.