We are expecting drama and explosive football, as one of the biggest matches in world football comes to TV on Wednesday.
Barcelona welcome Real Madrid to Camp Nou in the El Clasico ball and below are 4 reasons this game is a MUST WATCH.
The Match Is Threatened By Pro-Independence Violence.
According to media reports, a group named Tsunami Democratic have summoned 20,000 people to participate in a protest which will see them try to attack the Real Madrid team bus on Wednesday.
The El Clasico which was originally scheduled to be played on October 26, was moved to December over demonstrations and riots in Catalonia over independence.
Protests are yet to stop, even as the football match draws close.
Pique Mocks Real Madrid After Copa del Rey Defeat.
A recent video clips from Barca’s documentary “Matchday” shows Pique mocking his opponent after Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3 – 0 (Agg 1 – 4) in the second leg of the cup competition.
Real Madrid fans are furious after learning Barcelona defender Pique taunted their club after the Copa del Rey humiliation last season.
Real Madrid Will Want To Revenge Last Season’s Defeat.
On Wednesday night will be the perfect time for revenge as Madrid lost to Barcelona 5 – 1 in Camp Nou and it’s over a year ago. An embarrassing result that saw Julen Lopetegui sacked as Real Madrid boss.
Secondly, Madrid were also knocked out of the semi-final of the Copa del Rey by Barca in the same season, a feat that didn’t go well with the hard-to-please Bernabeu faithful.
Real Madrid Don’t Like The Referee For The Match.
All eyes will be on the referee on Wednesday, as he is well known for giving controversial red card.
The referee for the game is Alejandro Hernandez Hernandez whom his officiating has been marred with controversies in the El Clasico.
Hernandez who handed red card to Sergio Ramos in what many felt was over the top, has also once, ruled out an apparently correct Gareth Bale goal for an apparent foul on Jordi Alba.
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