Barcelona will play at home with Real Madrid in the tenth round of the Spanish Championship. The match will take place on October 24 at Camp Nou.
Barcelona, after eight games played, are in seventh place in the La Liga standings. The Catalans now have 15 points – four less than the top-ranked Real Sociedad.
In the last round, Barça won a strong-willed victory over Valencia – 3: 1. The team reacted famously to a quick conceded goal. In the future, the blue garnet had a noticeable superiority over the rival.
The same can be said about the meeting with Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League, despite the fact that the score is only 1: 0. The Ukrainian club played the entire match in their own half of the field.
However, before the October break for the national team matches, Barça had two unpleasant defeats. First, the team of Ronald Koeman lost to Benfica, and then lost to Atlético. But now Barça’s game is showing noticeable progress.
In the upcoming match, Koeman will not be able to count on Pedri, Ronald Araujo and Martin Braithwaite.
Real Madrid, meanwhile, are in second place, two points ahead of Barça. At the same time, “Madrid” also has one more game in reserve.
Earlier this week, Real Madrid scored a splendid away win over Shakhtar Donetsk – 5-0. The Ukrainian club received four goals after the break, and Vinicius Junior , who scored a double , was one of the best in the Royal Club.
Thanks to this success , Real Madrid ended an unpleasant streak of three matches without wins. After a draw with Villarreal, Carlo Ancelotti’s team unexpectedly lost to Sheriff and Espanyol.
Real Madrid have won five wins in seven away games. And besides, Madrid have scored in all away games so far.
Forecast and rate
1xbet download app don’t see a favorite in the upcoming El Clasico. You can bet on Barcelona for 2.81 , and on a win for Real Madrid – for 2.57 . A draw is offered for 3.90 .
Real Madrid beat Barça twice last season. Then Zinedine Zidane twice drove Kuman into a trap. But now Madrid do not have the cunning Zidane. Ancelotti, of course, can also surprise, but in any case, now Barcelona in tactical terms will be easier than before.
So Barça may well surprise their main competitor. But there is no point in betting on the outcome now – ahead of one of the most unpredictable El Clasico in a long time.
Meanwhile, it is likely that the rivals will please with effective football. Barça and Real Madrid cannot boast of a reliable defense.
Bet – Both Teams To Score + Match Total Over 3.5 In 2.68.
You can also consider a bet on the total of each half over 1.5 for 4.40 . The new series of confrontation between Real Madrid and Barcelona will not be boring.