This saturday one of the most exciting classics will be played between Real Madrid and Barcelona, since in addition to the historical component of this commitment, the latent option of continuing to hunt Atlético de Madrid for the leadership, or even surpass it.
In fact, Whoever wins this commitment will be at the top of the table, while a draw will leave the Catalans with the same points as Atlético, although waiting for them to play against Real Betis by Claudio Bravo and Manuel Pellegrini.
The “meringues” will face this duel with the sensitive casualties of its captain Sergio Ramos, the defenders of Raphael Varane and Dani Carvajal, in addition to Eden Hazard, who continues to get physically ready.
The eleventh that Zinedine Zidane will present in this duel will be: Thibaut Courtois; Lucas Vázquez, Edeer Militao, Nacho Fernández, Ferland Mendy; Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric; Marco Asensio, Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema.
In any case, they defeated Liverpool 3-1 in the middle of the week for the Champions League, with the same absent, so they come to this duel with great confidence.
The “blaugranas”, meanwhile, they will wait until the last minute for Gerard Piqué, who has been recovering from an injury, for which he entered the payroll, at a very positive moment for Ronald Koeman’s squad, the best of the season, accumulating nine consecutive games without losing, in all his competitions.
In addition, he has already been eliminated from all other competitions, so he is focused on finishing the Spanish league in the best way.
The Barcelona line-up will be: Marc- André Ter Stegen; Oscar Mingueza, Ronald Araujo or Gerard Piqué, Clément Lenglet; Sergiño Dest, Sergio Busquets, Pedri, Frenkie De Jong, Jorde Alba; Lionel Messi and Ousmané Dembélé.
This duel will take place from 15:00 hours (19:00 GMT), for the first time at the “Alfredo Di Stefano” Stadium and You can follow it through the AlAireLibre.cl Virtual Scoreboard.