Barcelona won the first two El Clasicos 2023, one in Copa del Rey and one in Super Cup. Real Madrid is ready to win. Los Blancos can reduce the gap to La Liga leaders Barca by just six points if they succeed. However, if they lose it could spell doom for their title ambitions.
Barcelona vs Real Madrid Odds
|More than 2.5 Goals||-114|
|Below 2.5 Goals||+102|
*Odds taken by bet365 on Thursday March 16, 2023.
What, where, and how to watch?
- Place Camp Nou in Barcelona (Spain)
- Date Sunday, March 19, 2023
- Time : 4:00 PM ET
- Watch on YouTube: HTML+
Barcelona Looking for 1st El Clasico Win at Home Since 2018
Barcelona won four of five El Clasicos in the past, but none of those victories were at Camp Nou. Barca has not defeated their archrivals since October 28 2018, when they were playing at the second-largest soccer stadium in the globe (North Korea’s Rungrado 1st of May Stadium).
They are determined to succeed four and a half decades later. They are now 4-0-0 in Spanish La Liga home games since 2023. This is what gives them confidence. They kept clean sheets in all of their games.
They haven’t been scoring as much lately, which is worrying. They scored one goal in five of their matches in all competitions. Why? Robert Lewandowski, Barca’s best player and arguably the most important in their team, was injured and missed a few games. The Polish striker is now back and ready to assist his team on Sunday.
Real Madrid Goes All-In Sunday
Los Blancos reigning La Liga champions but it will be difficult to keep the title for another season. This is especially true if they lose to Barcelona in El Clasico on Sunday. They are currently trailing Barca by 9 points and have only 13 rounds to go before the end.
If Sunday wins, it would be a return to the title conversation. The difference in points between them would be 6 points. Barca’s remaining season schedule is more difficult than Real Madrid’s, so the Spanish capital’s boys would be in a great position to leapfrog them.
Although Carlo Ancelotti’s men are motivated to win Sunday’s match, do they have enough manpower?
Barcelona vs Real Madrid Prediction
Comparing these two teams player for player, you will see that Real Madrid is better than Barcelona. What is the reason Barca won the El Clasicos last two times? Los Blancos didn’t care about the cup competitions.
They care deeply about La Liga and are gonna be all-in Sunday. They win when they play their best soccer. They are the Champions League and La Liga champions.
Picks Real Madrid to Win & Over 2.5 Goals