Category: El Clasico

5 ways to watch el Clásico for free between Barcelona and Real Madrid

In the next several weeks, three el Clásico games will be played between Barcelona and Real Madrid. And all three of them won’t be available if you’re a Comcast Xfinity or DIRECTV subscriber in the United States. While Comcast and DIRECTV continue to ignore the needs of soccer fans in the United States by refusing to broadcast beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español, viewers in the United States can still watch the upcoming three el Clásico matches from now through March by switching to different TV providers or legal streaming platforms. You can watch the games on your tablet, ... Read more

El Clásico on beIN SPORTS boosted by OTT viewing numbers

Viewing numbers for the first el Clásico of the 2018/19 season between Barcelona and Real Madrid have been boosted by digital numbers. As soccer fans continue to watch games on devices instead of television more than ever before, the viewing numbers for smartphones, tablets and over-the-top (OTT) devices are becoming more important than ever before. While the TV viewing audience for el Clásico averaged 544,359 viewers on beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español combined, beIN SPORTS generated an additional 383,000 streams on the premiere of El Clásico across beIN SPORTS Connect platforms such as web, mobile apps and Roku. ... Read more

Barcelona-Real Madrid Clásico TV rating down 35% on beIN SPORTS

The October 28th Clásico between Barcelona and Real Madrid averaged more than half a million viewers in the United States on beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español. Despite el Clásico not featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo playing in the game for the first time in almost a decade, the match at the Nou Camp averaged 363,359 viewers on beIN SPORTS en Español as well as 181,000 viewers on the English-language beIN SPORTS for a combined average of 544,359 viewers. That viewership average was a sharp 35% decline from the December 2017 el Clásico that averaged 845,000 viewers. For ... Read more

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

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Barcelona vs. Real Madrid on US TV in LaLiga, you’ve come to the right place. With Comcast Xfinity and DIRECTV dropping beIN SPORTS, be sure you don’t miss out on the first el Clásico of the new LaLiga season, which you can watch for free with a trial to fuboTV. More details below. Match: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid Kickoff: Sunday, 11:15am ET Looking to watch Barcelona vs. Real Madrid online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to catch ... Read more

el Clásico to stream in 4K HDR on Sunday

Sunday’s broadcast of el Clásico between Barcelona and Real Madrid will be streamed via fuboTV to soccer fans in the United States. The legal streaming service is offering the game both in HD and 4K HDR. fuboTV will be the first OTT (over-the-top) service to stream El Clásico in 4K Beta when Barcelona takes on Real Madrid in the beIN SPORTS broadcast of the prestigious LaLiga matchup. With the match scheduled to kick off at 11:15am ET on Sunday, you can sign up for a free 7-day trial to fuboTV ahead of the big game. Signup only takes a few ... Read more

No beIN SPORTS on DIRECTV or Comcast? No problem. Watch el Clásico

With beIN SPORTS no longer available on DIRECTV, Comcast Xfinity or DIRECTV NOW, the number of choices available to watch this Sunday’s el Clásico has been reduced for soccer fans in the United States. As of press time, there have been zero updates about the situation between beIN SPORTS, DIRECTV and Comcast since our interview with a beIN SPORTS executive in September. At this stage, it looks very unlikely that a deal will be struck between beIN SPORTS and DIRECTV anytime soon. And it appears even less likely that beIN SPORTS will return to Comcast anywhere in the near future. ... Read more

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