Barcelona vs Real Madrid 2023/24: Team news, predicted line-ups & kick off time
Barcelona welcome Real Madrid to the Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys on Saturday afternoon for the first Clasico of the season.
Real Madrid are second in the league standings, having accrued 25 points from their first 10 LaLiga games this season. Barcelona are currently third on 24 points with the same amount of games played.
Here’s everything you need to know about the clash.
Carlo Ancelotti will be without the services of Thibaut Courtois, Eder Militão, Arda Güler & Dani Ceballos.
Jude Bellingham picked up a knock against Braga in midweek but has recovered and will feature on Saturday.
As for Barcelona, Pedri, Sergi Roberto & Jules Kounde are all out through injury. Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha & Frenkie de Jong are all doubts.
📋 Squad list for Saturday’s match against Barcelona.
❌ Players NOT called up: Courtois, Militão, Ceballos & Güler. pic.twitter.com/IYYRkF3o4w
— Real Madrid News (@onlyrmcfnews) October 27, 2023
Real Madrid (4-3-1-2):
Carvajal — Rüdiger — Alaba — Mendy
Valverde — Tchouaméni — Kroos
Rodrygo — Vinicius
Cancelo — Araujo — Martinez — Balde
Gavi — Romeu — Gundogan
Yamal — Lewandowski — Felix
Head-to-head results (Last Five Games)
Barcelona: 3 Wins
Real Madrid: 2 Wins
Last meeting: Barcelona 0-4 Real Madrid.
Real Madrid travel away to Barcelona on Saturday with kick-off scheduled at 16:15 CEST.