Real Madrid CF v FC Barcelona: Who wins?
Real Madrid have lost all three of their games this season, with their win over Athletic Bilbao the only result of note to date.
Atletico Madrid remain undefeated at the Estadio Vicente Calderon in La Liga, while Barcelona have won five of their last six matches.
Real Madrid CF Real Madrid won’t lose again until the end of the season, so they’ll need to be unbeaten in their next two matches to avoid the prospect of falling behind.
The team are unbeaten in seven of their nine matches this season.
They’re also unbeaten in the last eight matches, and their last two away games have been away wins against Espanyol and Athletic Bilbo.
FC Barcelona Fernando Torres has been out since December with a knee injury.
Luis Suarez has been sidelined since March with a thigh injury.
Lionel Messi has been ruled out for a month with a calf strain.
With both sides playing their first match on Saturday, both have a lot to prove.
The result will decide whether Real Madrid are top of the table or a point behind the leaders.
If Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 at the Calderon, the team would move into first place in La Ligue 1 with a record of 4-0-3.
If Barcelona win 2-1, they’d move up to fifth, and if they win 3-2, they would take fourth place.