12:00 GMT 23 December 2017
The Real Madrid vs. Barcelona match will be played on Saturday, December 24, at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Madrid. Real Madrid is currently 4th on the table with 31 points, while Barcelona is currently 1st on the table with 42 points. Real Madrid has a game in hand. This is the derby match of La Liga round 17.
In their last ten meetings, Real Madrid recorded five victories, Barcelona won four matches, while only one match ended in a draw. In eight out of those ten matches we saw over 2.5 goals. Real is in a series of two victories over Barcelona.
Real Madrid is 11 points behind Barcelona at the moment and if they fail to win the upcoming match they will have no chances to defend the title in La Liga whatsoever. In the last two weeks Real Madrid was away with FIFA World Club Cup tournament which they won, but it will be interesting to see them against Barcelona in the first La Liga match after the break. We don't know if they are prepared to face their arch rivals and Barcelona can take advantage of their fatigue, after a long flight from Abu Dhabi.
Latest matches: Real Madrid
|16.12.2017||Club||Real Madrid||Gremio RS||1:0||W|
|13.12.2017||Club||Al Jazira Club||Real Madrid||1:2||W|
|09.12.2017||LaLi||Real Madrid||Sevilla FC||5:0||W|
|06.12.2017||UEFA||Real Madrid||Borussia Dortmund||3:2||W|
|02.12.2017||LaLi||Athletic Bilbao||Real Madrid||0:0||D|
Barcelona is still undefeated in La Liga this season and they are the biggest favorites to win the title at the moment. Barca will be happy with a draw from the match against Real, but if they get a chance, they will certainly try to win the match.
Latest matches: FC Barcelona
|17.12.2017||LaLi||FC Barcelona||Deportivo La Coruna||4:0||W|
|10.12.2017||LaLi||Villarreal CF||FC Barcelona||0:2||W|
|05.12.2017||UEFA||FC Barcelona||Sporting CP||2:0||W|
|02.12.2017||LaLi||FC Barcelona||Celta de Vigo||2:2||D|
|29.11.2017||Copa||FC Barcelona||Real Murcia CF||5:0||W|
Real Madrid must win, and they will attack from the first minute of the game. Barcelona will rely on counter-attacks. Everything is possible in the upcoming game.
23 December 2017 - 12:00 GMT
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