ALL POSTS TAGGED "el-clasico"

Barcelona

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Copa del Rey to feature El Clásico semifinal

The biggest game in Spanish soccer, El Clásico, is returning to the Copa del Rey. Monday's draw for the semifinal of the Spanish cup competition pits Real Madrid and Barcelona in a two-legged tie. The first of those games is tentatively scheduled for March 1. Then, the return leg at Camp Nou is tentatively scheduled […]

Barcelona

/ 15 days ago

Barcelona thrash Real Madrid to win Spanish Super Cup

Barcelona thrashed Real Madrid 3-1 in a one sided El Clasico to win the Spanish Super Cup at the King Fahd Stadium in Saudi Arabia on Sunday night. The Catalan giants dominated the affair as Real Madrid were made to look pedestrian over the entire ninety minutes. This was Barcelona’s 14th Super Cup win as […]

Barcelona

/ 16 days ago

El Clásico preview: Supercopa may be must-win for both sides

Sunday's El Clásico in the Supercopa de España has an added significance. Yes, it is still the biggest teams in Spain going head to head. Both are at the top of the LaLiga table. Real Madrid cruised into the Champions League knockout stage, while Barcelona slumped into the Europa League, a competition it can, and […]

Barcelona

/ 106 days ago

Real Madrid’s Clásico win shows gulf between giants

Real Madrid took a 3-1 victory in the first Clásico of the 2022/23 LaLiga Santander season. Carlo Ancelotti’s side were the pre-match favorites, but the ease with which they won shows the gulf between the two giants. Barcelona have improved tremendously since their harrowing 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in 2020. Xavi Hernandez has the […]

Barcelona

/ 317 days ago

Barcelona seeks new age by ending El Clásico struggles

In the prior ages of the late 2010s, Barcelona developed a tendency to rely on its stars, particularly in major games like El Clásico. This trend remained a somewhat feasible strategy due to the play of those like Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez. However, the multitude of financial issues forced one of Spain's most […]

Barcelona

/ 465 days ago

A new era of El Clásico set to begin with Sunday's fixture

Prepare for a new era of El Clásico. Barcelona and Real Madrid are not the juggernauts of the late 2000s and 2010s anymore. In that span, the two biggest clubs in Spain emerged as the two biggest clubs in the world. First off, Barcelona is the most-followed and ranks highest in terms of popularity in […]
Ronnie Macdonald

Leagues: EPL

/ 499 days ago

How kickoff times influence soccer viewership in the U.S.

As Americans, it is a habit for us to wake up, check the kickoff times, and begin watching soccer. For many of us, weekends serve a primary purpose of watching the beautiful game. Depending on one's passion and commitment to watching soccer, entire days are occupied by the sport. However, there are undeniably fans […]