Hello everybody and welcome alongside to our Barcelona vs Actual Madrid reside weblog, the place we’ll be protecting El Clasico. That is the largest recreation in world soccer as Memphis Depay and Ansu Fati lead their Barcelona aspect towards the Actual Madrid of Karim Benzema and Vinicius. It ought to be an exhilarating afternoon of LaLiga Santander soccer on the Camp Nou and we’ll hold you up to date on this reside weblog.
Barcelona vs Actual Madrid FINAL SCORE: 1-2
That is the beginning of our Clasico reside weblog, with our updates on Barcelona vs Actual Madrid following on from right here. As all the time, the entries highest up this reside weblog are the latest ones.
Full time: Actual Madrid win a fourth Clasico in a row
It was too little too late for Barcelona, as the complete time whistle goes shortly after the restart. David Alaba and Lucas Vazquez scored counter attacking targets for Actual Madrid, earlier than that late Sergio Aguero strike. That makes it a 2-1 win for Los Blancos and means they’ve received 4 Clasicos in a row for the primary time because the Sixties.
Minute 90+7: GOAL!!! AGUERO PULLS ONE BACK!!!
Is it too little too late? We’ll see, however Barcelona pull one again as Sergio Aguero turns in a Sergino Dest cross. It is 2-1, with virtually no time remaining on the clock.
Minute 90+4: GOAL!!! LUCAS VAZQUEZ ON THE COUNTER!!!
Lucas Vazquez seals the win for Actual Madrid! Barcelona have an opportunity at one finish and there’s a penalty field scramble, however referee Sanchez Martinez waves play on and Actual Madrid launch a counter assault. After Ter Stegen saves from Asensio, Lucas Vazquez is there to show it in forward of Eric Garcia.
Minute 89: Now Courtois goes down
Among the Actual Madrid gamers have hit the deck on this recreation earlier than springing again up and looking out nearly as good as new following a little bit of timewasting. However, this appears to be like completely different as Thibaut Courtois goes down. He appears to have damage his knee as he swung his boot at an extended kick. However, he’ll keep it up.
Minute 86: Vinicius wants some assist from the docs
The Actual Madrid medical employees are known as on to deal with Vinicius, as he hits the deck. That wastes slightly extra time, though we might get a prolonged interval of stoppage time.
Minute 83: Simply over from Aguero
Sergio Aguero strikes himself into an incredible place at a cross, in a position to get his head on it. Nevertheless, the Argentine striker cannot direct his header on the right track and it flies simply over the bar.
Minute 78: Reserving for timewasting
Actual Madrid are slowing the sport down once they can, with Ferland Mendy even booked for losing time at a throw-in. There’s nonetheless a whole lot of time left for Actual Madrid to attempt to maintain on.
Minute 73: Ansu Fati’s afternoon is up
He has been Barcelona‘s chief in assault on this second half, however Ansu Fati has to go off as Koeman does not need to push the teen to the restrict following his long-term harm. Sergio Aguero comes on in Ansu Fati‘s place for his Clasico debut.
Minute 71: Benzema blocks himself!
There’s one other nice probability for Benzema, who might have been offside, however the Frenchman will get in his personal method and falls ahead to divert his personal intervention away from purpose.
Minute 68: Courtois denies Jordi Alba
Jordi Alba is in a harmful place and tries a cross-cum-shot, that solely manages to search out the arms of Courtois. The Belgian tries to launch a counter assault, however cannot achieve this this time.
Minute 63: A giant probability for Benzema
It might have been 2-0 to Actual Madrid proper there. Karim Benzema has been in nice type this season, however cannot beat Ter Stegen with a volley inside the world. Barcelona are hanging on right here.
Minute 60: Dest recovers nicely to disclaim Vinicius
Vinicius is about to get a shot off after getting previous Dest, however the Dutchman recovers nicely because the ball takes an age to come back down for the Brazilian to have the ability to shoot. It is nonetheless simply 1-0.
Minute 58: The Barcelona gamers encompass the referee
The ball strikes Toni Kroos‘ arm as he jumps up for a penalty field duel with Frenkie de Jong. The Barcelona gamers cannot consider it and encompass referee Jose Maria Sanchez Martinez, who decides to guide Pique for his protests.
Minute 54: Mendy exams Ter Stegen
Actual Madrid‘s defenders are definitely eager to get ahead at present. Now it is Ferland Mendy who will get a shot off, which Ter Stegen is ready to parry and collect.
Minute 49: Ansu Fati exams Courtois
Ansu Fati hits a cross first time, drawing a high save from Courtois. That was an necessary response save from the Belgian shot-stopper. Barcelona have began the half nicely.
Minute 48: Coutinho is making an affect
Since approaching, Coutinho has been making an affect. The Brazilian hasn’t fairly created a clear-cut probability but, however he’s concerned and is inflicting the Actual Madrid defence issues.
Minute 46: Coutinho comes on for the second half
Barcelona are making the primary substitution of the sport, with Oscar Mingueza coming off and with Coutinho despatched on. Let’s examine if he can encourage a Barcelona comeback.
Half time: Actual Madrid lead on the Camp Nou
That is all for the primary half of this Clasico. Actual Madrid have the lead, with David Alaba scoring the one purpose to date by ending off a counter assault that he himself began. That was after Sergino Dest missed an incredible probability on the different finish for Barcelona.
Minute 44: Enormous block from Alaba!
He scored the purpose and now David Alaba makes a significant intervention on the different finish, blocking an Ansu Fati effort from simply outdoors the six-yard field. The Austrian has been the standout participant to date.
Minute 40: Actual Madrid look harmful on the counter
Each time Barcelona lose the ball, Actual Madrid look harmful on the counter assault. That is how the purpose took place, however Los Blancos have had different promising transition strikes too.
Minute 38: Garcia’s formidable effort wins a nook, but it surely’s wasted
Eric Garcia is the newest Barcelona to strive a shot from distance, however it’s blocked and bounces broad for a nook. Barcelona cannot do something with it and Actual Madrid go down the opposite finish to win a nook of their very own.
Minute 35: So shut from Pique!
Barcelona virtually produce a right away response, with Gerard Pique dropping all of his markers at a nook and getting his head on the ball. It appears to be like prefer it’s bouncing in, however in the end goes simply broad of the submit.
Minute 32: GOAL!!! ALABA’S STRIKE PUTS REAL MADRID AHEAD!!!
Memphis is within the hazard space once more, however Alaba manages to muscle him off the ball and the Austrian launches a counter assault, with Rodrygo feeding the ball again to Alaba, who fires in an excellent strike to make it a 1-0 Actual Madrid lead.
Minute 30: Memphis has a go from distance
Memphis has been Barcelona‘s busiest participant to date and he now decides to strive his luck from distance. However, it does not bother Courtois in any respect.
Minute 25: Dest blasts an incredible probability over
Memphis Depay races ahead and performs a ball for Sergino Dest. Ansu Fati will get a contact on it, that may really make the prospect tougher for Dest as a result of now the ball is bouncing. Then, the USMNT participant blasts that bouncing ball nicely over the bar.
Minute 24: An offside Vinicius terrorises Ter Stegen
As soon as, twice and thrice, Vinicius turns Ter Stegen earlier than ultimately getting off a shot that’s blocked by Jordi Alba. He was offside anyway, so it would not have counted.
Minute 21: Vinicius needs a penalty and Pique is livid
Vinicius turns Mingueza inside out and hits the deck because the Barcelona defender tries to recuperate. The Brazilian needs a penalty, but it surely is not one and Pique is sad at what he feels was a dive.
Minute 18: The excessive strains are doing their job
Either side are enjoying excessive defensive strains and so they’re each doing their job, with a lot of offsides so removed from lengthy balls excessive. This Clasico has but to blow up into life, however there’s loads of time but.
Minute 13: Vinicius wins a nook
Actual Madrid lastly attain the opposition byline, with Vinicius in a position to win a nook kick. The primary is put again out, earlier than the second is cleared away too.
Minute 10: Lucas Vazquez takes out Memphis
The house crowd need a yellow card for Lucas Vazquez and he’d have had no complaints had he gone into the guide. With Memphis Depay about to interrupt free, the Actual Madrid right-back slides in and takes him out.
Minute 7: Actual Madrid cannot get out of their half
Barcelona have began nicely, with out creating any probabilities but. They’ve Actual Madrid pinned again, with the guests unable to get out of their very own half.
Minute 3: A primary shout for a penalty
The Barcelona followers now shout for a penalty, as Ansu Fati hits the deck whereas chasing an overhit ball from Jordi Alba. However, they are not going to get that one, irrespective of how loud the followers scream.
Minute 2: There’s an incredible environment within the Camp Nou
It isn’t full, but it surely’s not far off. There is definitely sufficient followers within the stadium to whistle each time Actual Madrid are on the ball. There’s additionally an early cheer as Pique comfortably offers with Rodrygo.
Minute 1: Kick off in El Clasico!
Right here we go then! This Barcelona vs Actual Madrid conflict is underway. The ball is rolling on the Camp Nou! Benefit from the recreation and comply with together with us right here, the place we’ll have all the foremost updates.
16:10 CEST: The gamers are within the tunnel
It is virtually time for the primary Clasico of the 2021/22 season. The gamers have gathered within the Camp Nou tunnel and there’s a lot extra pressure than there normally is on this stadium 5 minutes earlier than kick off.
15:55 CEST: What an exquisite day for a Clasico!
It is a completely sunny day in Barcelona this Sunday, with present temperatures 22 levels Celsius. The followers in attendance will have the ability to work on their tans as they watch the sport, that is for positive!
15:35 CEST: Jose Maria Sanchez Martinez is the referee
The person within the center for this Clasico will likely be Jose Maria Sanchez Martinez, with this his fifth Clasico. There have been three Barcelona wins and one Actual Madrid victory from his earlier appearances in the course of this fixture. This contains the massive 5-1 Blaugrana win that noticed Julen Lopetegui sacked.
15:15 CEST: The gamers arrive on the Camp Nou
With simply an hour to go, the Barcelona and Actual Madrid gamers are arriving on the Camp Nou for El Clasico. Heat-ups will now start shortly, forward of kick off at 16:15 CEST.
15:05 CEST: Barcelona’s confirmed Clasico line-up
We even have the Barcelona beginning XI for El Clasico, which is as follows: Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Oscar Mingueza, Gerard Pique, Eric Garcia, Jordi Alba; Frenkie de Jong, Sergio Busquets, Gavi; Sergino Dest, Memphis Depay, Ansu Fati.
15:00 CEST: Actual Madrid’s confirmed Clasico line-up
We’ve got the Actual Madrid line-up for this Clasico, with Lucas Vazquez beginning at right-back behind Rodrygo on the precise flank. The total Actual Madrid XI is: Thibaut Courtois; Lucas Vazquez, Eder Militao, David Alaba, Ferland Mendy; Luka Modric, Casemiro, Toni Kroos; Rodrygo, Karim Benzema, Vinicius.
14:50 CEST: The Clasico stage is about
Actual Madrid have shared a video on their social media of the scene on the Camp Nou proper now, the place the solar is shining as Clasico kick off will get nearer and nearer.
14:35 CEST: Will El Clasico be a sell-out?
With the Camp Nou solely simply returning to 100% capability up to now couple of weeks, not all tickets for El Clasico have offered out but. There was a rush at Barcelona to attempt to promote all the tickets for this match and a few supporters are even buying briefs with lower than a few hours till kick off.
14:15 CEST: Two hours till El Clasico!
We’re getting nearer and nearer to kick off in El Clasico. There are simply two hours remaining till Barcelona vs Actual Madrid will get underway on the Camp Nou.
13:55 CEST: Will Coutinho play in El Clasico?
Philippe Coutinho may need a component to play on this Sunday’s Clasico. He has been used up to now few matches and Koeman has insisted that he trusts him. The Brazilian does, at the very least, know what it is like to attain in a Clasico…
13:35 CEST: It is Clasico predictions time! Who’ll win? Barcelona or Actual Madrid?
As we get ever nearer to the beginning of El Clasico, let’s make some predictions. Will Barcelona safe a house victory? Or will Actual Madrid earn a draw or victory? You’ll be able to have your say on this ballot.
13:10 CEST: Koeman vs Ancelotti for the primary time since 2003
Ronald Koeman and Carlo Ancelotti have met earlier than of their teaching careers, though not just lately. Not since virtually twenty years in the past. Their 4 clashes as coaches all befell in 2003 when Koeman‘s Ajax went up towards Ancelotti‘s AC Milan. There have been three wins for the Italian and a draw. Of their enjoying days, they met in a single goalless Netherlands vs Italy pleasant, with each gamers marked out within the picture beneath.
12:45 CEST: Worry or no concern in El Clasico?
Worry was the large speaking level of Saturday’s pre-Clasico press conferences, as Ronald Koeman insisted he is not fearful of the match earlier than Carlo Ancelotti stated that it may be good to be scared. “With out concern, you may go as much as a lion pondering it’s a cat,” the Italian, fairly philosophically, stated.
12:30 CEST: Florentino Perez and Actual Madrid are in Barcelona
Actual Madrid arrived in Barcelona on Saturday evening, with Florentino Perez becoming a member of the staff too to assist the gamers. The membership president has been noticed taking some pictures with followers.
12:10 CEST: The Actual Madrid predicted line-up for El Clasico
Taking a look at Actual Madrid‘s seemingly beginning XI, Carlo Ancelotti is anticipated to set his staff up as so: Thibaut Courtois; Nacho, Eder Militao, David Alaba, Ferland Mendy; Luka Modric, Casemiro, Toni Kroos; Rodrygo, Karim Benzema, Vinicius.
11:55 CEST: The Barcelona predicted line-up for El Clasico
Guessing Barcelona‘s XI has been tough of late, but it surely won’t be for this recreation. Jordi Alba stays a slight doubt, however might nonetheless begin in an XI made up of: Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Gerard Pique, Eric Garcia, Jordi Alba; Frenkie de Jong, Sergio Busquets, Gavi; Sergino Dest, Memphis Depay, Ansu Fati.
11:40 CEST: When and the place to look at El Clasico?
This Sunday’s match between Barcelona and Actual Madrid kicks off at 16:15 CEST, the native time in Spain. For these residing within the USA, you may watch it at 11:15 ET/8:15 PT and achieve this on ESPN. For these residing within the UK, you may tune in to El Clasico at 15:15 BST and comply with alongside on LaLigaTV.