Real Madrid vs Barcelona Preview, Predictions 
La Liga, Spain
Date: Saturday, 23rd December 2017
Kick off at 12:00 [UTC/Spain]
Venue: Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Madrid, Spain

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Preview, Predictions, Lineups, Team News: Saturday evening is going to be full of action as two of the best teams, Barcelona and Real Madrid will clash with each other.

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Possible Lineups

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Preview, Predictions, Lineups: Following are expected lineups from both Real Madrid and Barcelona in their upcoming clash in the Spanish La Liga:

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Recent Performance

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Preview, Predictions: Following is a quick look at the performance of the Madrid and Barcelona in their recent games in the Spanish La Liga:

Real Madrid:

Real Madrid’s run so far in the season is pretty nice. In their last five games in La Liga, Real Madrid has won three games and rest two were draws. In their last home encounter with Sevilla, Real Madrid registered a dominating 5-0 victory. Their away game against Atletic Bilbao was a 0-0 draw. Real Madrid defeated Malaga with 3-2 at home. Their away game against Atletico Madrid was yet another 0-0 draw. They defeated Las Palmas with a maiden 3-0 score at home.
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Barcelona is one of the unbeaten team in the La Liga. In their last five games in the league, they also have won three and rest two were draws. In their last encounter with Deportivo, Barcelona registered a maiden 4-0 home win. Their away encounter against Villarreal was another maiden 0-2 victory for Barcelona. Barcelona’s home clash with Celta Vigo was a 2-2 draw. Their away clash with Valencia was another 1-1 draw. Barcelona registered yet another maiden 0-3 win against Leganes in an away clash.
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Real Madrid vs Barcelona Team News, Tactical Analysis

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Preview, Predictions, Team News, Lineups: Here is a look at some injury and suspension news coming out from both sides. We will also see how the result of this game will affect standings of these teams in La Liga:

Real Madrid:

For this side, there are no issues about injuries or suspensions. Their full squad is all set to go all out against their most important clash against league leaders Barcelona.

Real Madrid is currently in the 4th position with 31 points. Since Sevilla on 5th has already played their 17 games, Real Madrid’s position will remain same in case of defeat and draw. With a three-point victory, they can tie with Valencia on 3rd, which is nearly impossible.


There are a number of injuries to Barcelona ahead of this big clash in La Liga. They will miss CB Samuel Umtiti, CMG Rafinha, Winger Gerard Deulofeu and Forward Paco Alcacer due to injuries. Dembele has recently recovered from major injury and his selection is still doubtful.

Barcelona is currently in the 1st position with 42 points with zero defeats on their name. Win, lose or draw, their position will remain the same. However, Barcelona will definitely look forward to keeping their win streak and reach even further heights.

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Head to Head Stats

  • They have clashed 64 times in total, in which, Barcelona won 28 games, Madrids won 20 and rest 17 were draws
  • In their last five encounters, Barcelona won 1 game, Real Madrid won 3 and 1 was a draw

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Predictions

Barcelona has the historical advantage, where Real Madrid has shown dominance in their recent encounters. Looking at the casualties, Madrids clearly have an advantage. We are expecting a tough fight from both sides and a struggling victory for Real Madrid.

Final Score 2 – 1
Can you predict the score?

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