Category: El Clasico

ESPN scores 1.7 million viewers for el Clásico Miami between Barcelona and Real Madrid

ESPN’s live coverage of the first el Clásico to be played on US soil between Barcelona and Real Madrid delivered 1.7 million viewers last Saturday. The match, billed as el Clásico Miami and part of the 2017 International Champions Cup, was shown live across ESPN in English and ESPN 2/ESPN Deportes in Spanish. With an audience of 836,000, the Real Madrid–FC Barcelona match is the most watched non-U.S. international friendly match ever on ESPN – topping the previous high, an international match between Mexico and Argentina on September 8, 2015, seen by 724,000 viewers. It’s also the most-watched soccer match ... Read more

Real Madrid-Barcelona el Clásico scores impressive numbers on beIN SPORTS

As previously reported, the first el Clásico of 2017 between Real Madrid and Barcelona averaged 1.6 million viewers across beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español. While that’s the best viewing number for el Clásico in 12 months, the clash between the top two teams in Spain generated several additional impressive metrics. • The broadcast of Real Madrid vs. FC Barcelona, along with pre-game coverage on The Express Preview: El Clásico and post-game coverage on The Xtra, combined to deliver 2.7 million viewers across both networks. • 2.2 million people generated 5.1 million social media interactions across Facebook and Twitter during broadcast ... Read more

el Clásico watched by 1.6 million viewers on beIN SPORTS in the United States

EXCLUSIVE: The viewing numbers are in for one of the most exciting el Clásico games in recent history between Real Madrid and Barcelona. The match was televised live to viewers in the United States via beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español. The combined viewing number for both networks was 1,594,000 beIN SPORTS benefitted from the Sunday mid-afternoon timeslot. The game was televised live from 2:45-4:45pm ET (11:45am to 1:45pm PT), which is far better than the December 2016 start time of 10:15am ET. For the English-language broadcast, the viewing audience was 488,000. That number was eclipsed by the Spanish-language ... Read more

Barcelona must rally around Lionel Messi to beat Real Madrid in Clásico

A fair portion of the soccer world holds Lionel Messi to stratospheric standards. Following on from the midweek UEFA Champions League matches, the Barcelona man’s performance in the 0-0 draw against Juventus was criticized in some quarters. He missed a fine chance in the first period, hooked over another in the second and, to cap off a frustrating night, fell flush on his face after a challenge with Miralem Pjanic. Of course, a different light was shed on Messi’s display after Cristiano Ronaldo, with whom he’s been perennially compared to throughout his career, netted a hat-trick to help Real Madrid ... Read more

Watch Real Madrid-Barcelona el Clásico for free

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, you’ve come to the right place. While the game will be shown live and exclusively on TV via beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español, many sports fans don’t get those channels. Thankfully, there are free and legal ways to watch the game with a 7-day free trial. All of the details are below. Match: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona Kickoff: Sunday at 2:45pm ET Looking to watch Real Madrid vs. Barcelona online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, ... Read more

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

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, you’ve come to the right place. The biggest match of the annual soccer calendar, el Clásico between Real Madrid and Barcelona, will be shown live on US television and streaming. All of the details of how you can watch the game (including a free, legal 7-day trial to watch the game via streaming) are below. Match: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona Kickoff: Sunday at 2:45pm ET Looking to watch Real Madrid vs. Barcelona online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the ... Read more

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona preview and el Clásico TV times

Real Madrid’s meeting with Barcelona on Sunday at the Santiago Bernabeu—the Clásico—is the type of sporting occasion you clear your schedule for. It’s a spectacle that has everything. The rivalry between the pair is steeped in history, in drama and controversy, often transcending what goes on on the pitch. And in the modern age, the Clásico has become the home to the world’s best footballers, with both sides establishing themselves as the two strongest teams in the game. There’s always something on this match, but there is something on Sunday’s match. Real Madrid lead the way at the top of ... Read more

Real Madrid vs Barcelona line up

For the first el Clásico of 2017, Real Madrid and Barcelona will fight it out in a match that could go a long way to deciding who wins the title in La Liga. So who Luis Enrique and Zinedine Zidane select to start the match will have a big impact on the result. Although the lineups haven’t been announced yet, here’s our Real Madrid vs Barcelona predicted lineup: Match: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona Kickoff: Sunday, April 23rd 2:45pm ET Looking to watch Real Madrid vs. Barcelona online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the ... Read more