Real Madrid looking to equal best-ever away winning run against Barcelona

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Real Madrid looking to equal best-ever away winning run against Barcelona

Real Madrid can be bidding to equal their best-ever away winning run against Barcelona in La Liga after they head to Camp Nou for El Clasico on Sunday night time.

One of many greatest fixtures in world soccer will happen this weekend, with La Liga leaders Barcelona welcoming second-placed Real Madrid for a key fixture.

Barcelona are at present 9 factors away from the reigning champions on the high of the division, strengthening the necessity for Carlo Ancelotti‘s aspect to choose up a powerful outcome.

Real Madrid have been victorious on their final two league visits to Camp Nou, and solely as soon as earlier than have they managed to file three straight away victories over their bitter rivals in La Liga, which occurred between January 1963 and February 1965.

Los Blancos ran out 3-1 winners within the league earlier this season, however the two groups have met twice since then, with Barcelona beating Carlo Ancelotti’s workforce within the last of the Spanish Tremendous Cup in the course of January, and the primary leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final at Bernabeu on March 2.

Real Madrid players celebrate Federico Valverde's goal against Barcelona on October 16, 2022.

Barcelona gained 4-0 at Bernabeu within the league final season, however the Catalan outfit have misplaced 5 of their final six league video games against Real Madrid.

Los Blancos have been 2-1 winners at Camp Nou within the league final season, whereas they recorded a 3-1 victory when the 2 groups locked horns on the house of Barcelona in October 2020.

Extremely, Barcelona haven’t managed to overcome Real Madrid at house within the league since October 2018, with nearly all of their finest latest work against Los Blancos coming at Bernabeu.

Xavi‘s aspect are unbeaten at house within the league this season, although, recording 10 wins within the course of.

Barcelona have additionally conceded the fewest objectives (eight) after 25 matches of a La Liga marketing campaign within the historical past of the division, with the workforce conserving 19 clear sheets within the course of.

Real Madrid's Luka Modric in action with Barcelona's Sergio Busquets on March 2, 2023.

Each managers named their squads for the match on Saturday, with Real Madrid lacking two gamers.

David Alaba has not recovered from a hamstring drawback in time for the match, however Karim Benzema has proved his health after struggling a knock against Liverpool within the Champions League on Wednesday.

Alvaro Rodriguez is lacking for Los Blancos alongside Alaba, with {the teenager} suspended, having collected 5 yellow playing cards.

Barcelona, in the meantime, had been anticipated to welcome Pedri again into their squad, however the midfielder suffered a setback throughout a coaching session on Friday.

The Spaniard has subsequently been disregarded of the squad alongside Ousmane Dembele, however Ronald Araujo is again after lacking the 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao final weekend via suspension.