Category: El Clasico

Barca hold on for draw against Real – five things we learned

Madrid (AFP) – Barcelona emerged from a thrilling Clasico the more satisfied on Sunday as the 10-man Catalans edged closer to a first unbeaten La Liga season following a 2-2 draw with Real Madrid.  Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergi Roberto both missed the second half at Camp Nou, the first injured, the second sent off, as Gareth Bale’s late strike rescued Real a point. Lionel Messi had given Barca the lead after early goals from Ronaldo and Luis Suarez.  Barca, already crowned champions, remain 15 points ahead of Real in the table but this clash was about more than just points.  ... Read more

Messi strike helps 10-man Barca earn draw as Ronaldo goes off injured

Barcelona (AFP) – Lionel Messi weaved his magic to keep 10-man Barcelona’s unbeaten season alive as a 2-2 draw at the Camp Nou on Sunday left Real Madrid sweating over an injury to Cristiano Ronaldo.  Ronaldo was forced off at half-time after appearing to hurt his ankle and Real will be hoping their star striker can now recover in time for the Champions League final against Liverpool on May 26.  The challenge from Gerard Pique had come as Ronaldo cancelled out Luis Suarez’s opener before Sergi Roberto was sent off on the stroke of half-time for an altercation with Real ... Read more

Where to find Barcelona vs. Real Madrid on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, you’ve come to the right place. Game: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid Kickoff: Sunday, 2:45pm ET Looking to watch Barcelona vs. Real Madrid online from work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to catch all the action. We Recommend: US Only. Here are all of the details of where you can watch it on television and via legal streaming: Who: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid What: El Clásico When: Game kicks off at 2:45pm ET / 11:45am PT; Sunday, ... Read more

Cord cutters guide to el Clásico between Barcelona and Real Madrid

Being a cord cutter and watching your favorite soccer games has never been easier. That includes Sunday’s high-profile match between Barcelona and Real Madrid, which will feature LaLiga’s title winner against the UEFA Champions League finalist. Of course, there’s also Messi versus Ronaldo, but that’s a whole other story. So if you’re already a cord cutter or you’re thinking about cutting the cord, here are our recommendations on how you can watch Sunday’s el Clásico: Sling TV Sling TV is the leader in streaming in the United States. The number of different packages they offer are too many to mention ... Read more

How to watch el Clásico on US TV and streaming

Sunday’s el Clásico between Barcelona and Real Madrid (2:45pm ET kickoff) features the two biggest teams in the world facing each other in different circumstances. It’s this year’s LaLiga title winner against the Champions League finalist. But whenever it comes to Barcelona against Real Madrid, it’s a real fight no matter what’s on the line. With the multitude of legal streaming options available in the United States, the one that offers the most number of soccer channels at the most affordable price is the Best of Spanish TV package from Sling TV, which is priced at $10 per month on ... Read more

el Clásico date and kickoff time confirmed for Barcelona-Real Madrid encounter

The date and kickoff time for the first el Clásico of 2018 between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been finalized. The two giant Spanish clubs will face each other on Sunday, May 6 with a 2:45pm ET kickoff. For soccer fans in the United States, the only place to watch it on television will be beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Espanol. And the later kickoff time will be ideal to give the Miami-based sports TV network a huge boost. In December, beIN SPORTS’ broadcast of el Clásico between Real Madrid and Barcelona was always going to be a struggle ... Read more

Real Madrid-Barcelona el Clásico nets 845,000 viewers on beIN SPORTS

beIN SPORTS’ live coverage of el Clásico between Real Madrid and Barcelona on December 23 averaged 845,000 viewers in the United States across the English-language beIN SPORTS and Spanish-language beIN SPORTS en Español networks. beIN SPORTS’ December broadcast of el Clásico between Real Madrid and Barcelona was always going to be a struggle due to the exceptionally early kickoff time of 7am ET/4pm PT. In comparison, the April 2017 broadcast averaged 1.6 million viewers on the beIN SPORTS networks, while last summer’s el Clásico Miami netted 1.7 million viewers on ESPN. Thankfully for beIN SPORTS, the May 2018 el Clásico ... Read more

Where to find Real Madrid vs. Barcelona el Clásico on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch el Clásico featuring Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, you’ve come to the right place. The biggest club soccer game of the year kicks off on Saturday with a very early kickoff between Real Madrid and Barcelona. Not only does the match have an impact on the league standings, but el Clásico also will determine who will have the bragging rights in Spain from the one team that can win this game against this hated rival. Game: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona Kickoff: Saturday, 7am ET Looking to watch Real Madrid vs. Barcelona ... Read more