2018-19 Spanish Primera – Real Madrid vs Barcelona Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Real Madrid vs Barcelona kick off? Saturday 2nd March, 2019 – 19:45 (UK)

Where is Real Madrid vs Barcelona being played? Estadio Santiago Bernabéu

What television channel is Real Madrid vs Barcelona on? Real Madrid vs Barcelona will not be televised live in the UK

Where can I stream Real Madrid vs Barcelona? Eleven Sports hold the rights to stream Spanish Primera matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their streaming schedule

In the US, ESPN+ have the rights to stream Spanish Primera matches. A free trial is available for those in the US by clicking here

Are tickets still available for Real Madrid vs Barcelona?

Real Madrid – https://www.realmadrid.com/en/tickets

Barcelona – https://www.fcbarcelona.com/tickets/football/football-tickets

THE TEAM NEWS

REAL MADRID

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Courtois; Dani Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Varane, Reguilon; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Bale, Benzema, Vinicius Junior

Unavailable: Nacho (Suspended)

Doubtful: Llorente (Injured)

BARCELONA

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Nelson Semedo, Pique, Umtiti, Jordi Alba; Arthur, Busquets, Rakitic; Messi, Luis Suarez, Dembele

Unavailable: Rafinha (Injured)

Doubtful: Vermaelen (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

This is Real Madrid's third match in seven days and, though head coach Santiago Solari claims his players stand united, they have been short of their best for a number of weeks. Solari is coming under increased scrutiny with his position under threat. Girona came to Santiago Bernabeu and claimed a win in mid-February and Barcelona are more than capable of doing the same and repeating their Copa del Rey win from midweek.