First El Clasico of 2021, Real Madrid vs Barcelona match details, predictions, stats

El Clasico : Barcelona vs Real Madrid live streaming
El Clasico : Barcelona vs Real Madrid live streaming

First El Clasico of 2021 to be held on 10th April

El Clasico is the greatest rivalry in any sports history. Real Madrid and Barcelona clash every year to prove their superiority.

The first El Clasico of 2021 is going to be held on 10th April. The match will be exhilarating to watch than any 2020’s El Clasico.

Rivalry stats:

  • Total meetings – 278
  • Wins – Barcelona (115)
  • Goals – Leo Messi (26)
  • Most appearances – Sergio Ramos (45)
  • Largest victory – Real Madrid 11-1 Barcelona (19 June 1943)

The overall head-to-head record of meetings between the teams has been extremely tight. All competitive matches stats:

CompetitionGames PlayedMadrid winsBarca winsDraws
La Liga181737236
Copa del Rey3612168
Champions League8323
Other competitions*20866

On 19 June, 1943, Real Madrid defeated Barcelona 11-1 which is still the largest victory in El Clasico. Can you believe this 10 goal difference?

A total of 244 competitive matches were played in which both the clubs won 96 times each. 32 draws were played between them. There were 34 non-competitive matches (friendly matches) in which Barca won the most 19 times.

Before the El Clasico, UEFA Champions League quarter finals will be held. These are the matches to be held:

  • Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund
  • Real Madrid vs Liverpool
  • Bayern Munich vs PSG
  • FC Porto vs Chelsea

Man City is in much better condition than Dortmund. Sergio Aguero will surely play the match. He would not want to leave the club without contributing them.

The match between Real Madrid and Liverpool will be the best of these. In 2017-18 UCL final, Madrid defeated Liverpool 3-1.

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Also, the match between Bayern and PSG will be exciting to watch. The last time they faced each other (2020-21 UCL) , Bayern defeated PSG 0-1 to lift the UCL title for the 6th time.

Chelsea has won only one UCL and that was in 2012. Porto has came a long way defeating Juventus in round-of-16 by away goals. Porto has won UCL 2 times, first in 1987 and the last in 2004.

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