FULL-TIME, Barcelona 5-1 Real Madrid: This has been one of the most memorable Barcelona wins in the history of El Clásico. Truly an incredible night.
GOAL! Barcelona 5-1 Real Madrid (Vidal 87’): IT’S FIVE FOR BARÇA!!! Ousmane Dembélé destroys Nacho on the wing and plays a beautiful cross to Arturo Vidal, who ends the spectacle at Camp Nou with a great header.
GOAL! Barcelona 4-1 Real Madrid (Suárez 83’): IT’S A URUGUAYAN HAT-TRICK!!! Sergio Ramos gives the ball away, Sergi Roberto makes the assist and Luis Suárez chips Courtois for a beautiful goal.
GOAL! Barcelona 3-1 Real Madrid (Suárez 75’): GIANT GOAL FOR BARÇA! It’s a beautifully worked goal from back to front, and after a cross from Sergi Roberto it’s Suárez who heads home a big third goal.
GOAL, Barcelona 2-1 Real Madrid (Marcelo 50’): Madrid get one back after a cross from Isco is deflected and finds Marcelo, who chests the ball down and scores with his right foot. Game on.
HALF-TIME, Barcelona 2-0 Real Madrid: These have been some of the most incredible 45 minutes Barça have played in a long, long time. The level of dominance is scary, and all of this is without Lionel Messi. Just unbelievable.
GOAL! Barcelona 2-0 Real Madrid (Suárez 30’): Luis Suárez scores a great penalty and Barça double their lead!!!
PENALTY TO BARCELONA! Raphael Varane brings down Luis Suárez in the box, and VAR gives it!
GOAL! Barcelona 1-0 Real Madrid (Coutinho 11’): BARÇA TAKE THE LEAD! It’s a deadly counter attack that ends with a gorgeous assist from Jordi Alba and a great finish by Philippe Coutinho. GET IN!!!
KICKOFF! Barcelona 0-0 Real Madrid: COME ON, BOYS! IT’S EL CLÁSICO! You can give me a heart attack in this one, as long as you win.
Starting XI: Ter Stegen; Roberto, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, Arthur; Rafinha, Suárez, Coutinho
Bench: Cillessen, Semedo, Chumi, Vidal, Dembélé, Malcom, Munir
Starting XI: Courtois; Nacho, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Bale, Benzema, Isco
Bench: Navas, Valverde, Odriozola, Ceballos, Asensio, Vázquez, Mariano
IT’S TIME FOR El Clásico!!!!!!!!! The biggest game in sports has arrived for the first time this season as Barcelona and Real Madrid clash at Camp Nou, and this should be a lot of fun. Can Barça win the biggest of big games without Lionel Messi? Will Madrid stop being a mess and play a great game when it counts? Let’s find out the answers as we follow along in a special LIVE BLOG!!!
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Competition/Round: 2018-19 La Liga, Matchday 10
Date/Time: Sunday, October 28, 2018, 4.15pm CET/WAT (Barcelona & Nigeria), 3.15pm BST (UK), 11.15am ET, 8.15am PT (USA), 8.45pm IST (India)
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Referee: José María Sánchez Martínez
HOW TO WATCH, STREAM EL CLÁSICO
How to watch on TV: beIN SPORTS (USA & Canada), Eleven Sports 1 (UK), SuperSport 7 (Nigeria), SONY TEN 2 (India), others
How to stream: beIN SPORTS CONNECT (USA & Canada), others
Matchday Thread Rules
We don’t have a lot of rules here, but there are a few things to keep in mind when joining our matchday threads:
Even if the referee sucks or we lose the game, no swearing. It’s just unnecessary. Also, don’t discuss illegal streaming links. Those who do it will be warned, and those who post links will be instantly banned. Finally, be nice to each other. This is a Barcelona community and we don’t need to offend one another.
Have fun with the game! Forever and ever, no matter the competition, VISCA EL BARÇA!