In the wee hours of Monday, football fans in India will be glued to their TV and digital sets for a very good reason. One of the greatest rivalries in club football between Real Madrid vs Barcelona, popularly called the El Clasico, will be played at the iconic Santiago Bernabeu, the home of Real in Madrid. Live streaming of Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona can be seen in India. (More Football News)
Barcelona is playing catch up to a prolific Real Madrid this season. Real are leading the La Liga points table with 66 points from 28 matches. They are 10 points clear of second-placed Sevilla. Barcelona are third with 51 points but with a game in hand.
Where to watch Real Madrid vs Barcelona live in India?
The Real Madrid vs Barcelona La Liga 2021-22 contest will be telecast live on MTV India.
Live streaming of Real Madrid vs Barcelona El Clasico will be available on Voot Select and JioTV.
Live streaming will be available from 1:30 AM on Monday (March 21).
Barcelona Red Hot
Expect a lot of goals in the El Clasico. Barcelona have scored 20 times in their last six La Liga matches, a remarkable turnaround considering they had only managed nine in their previous six.
Under new coach Xavi Hernandez, key to Barcelona's revival has been the integration of their new arrivals Ferran Torres, Adama Traore and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, plus veteran Dani Alves, who made a sensational return to the club aged 38.
Former Valencia CF striker Ferran, who signed for FC Barcelona in January after a year and a half with Manchester City, has made an emphatic return to Spain, scoring four goals and contributing three assists. He led Barca’s resounding 4-0 win over CA Osasuna last Sunday with two goals after scoring in the 2-1 win away to Elche CF the week before.
Another player who has proved clinical for FC Barcelona has been Aubameyang. The former Arsenal captain has proved an instant hit, banging in a hat-trick in the 4-1 win at Valencia CF in what was only his second league start. The Gabon striker followed that up with a goal against Napoli in the Europa League and strikes in the league wins over Athletic Club and CA Osasuna.
Real Madrid Confident
Real Madrid side is also in blistering form, riding high at the top of the La Liga table and flying in Europe too.
Carlo Ancelotti’s side could not be in a more confident mood after their recent epic comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League.
However, Real Madrid were handed a huge blow as Karim Benzema will miss the game because of a leg injury, Ancelotti said on Saturday. Benzema is having a superb season.
He leads the La Liga 2021-22 with 22 goals. Last week he scored a memorable second-half hat trick to rally Madrid to a 3-2 aggregate win over PSG in the Champions League.
Madrid can still count on winger Vinícius Júnior, who has scored 14 times in the league this campaign. Ancelotti could start Marco Asensio in Benzema’s place as a 'false nine'.
Barcelona will no doubt be spending a lot of their pre-match preparation working out how to stop the unpredictable Brazilian, who ran them ragged in their 3-2 win in the Spanish Super Cup in January.