Barcelona succeeded in ending the first half, ahead of its arch-rivals Real Madrid, with two goals without return, in the El Clasico currently being held between them at the “Santiago Bernabeu”, in the 29th round of the Spanish League competition.

Gabonese Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the first goal for Barcelona in the 29th minute of El Clasico time.

Ronald Araujo added the second goal against arch-rivals Real Madrid in the 38th minute of the match.

Real Madrid starts the match with the following formation:

Goalkeeper: Courtois.

Defense: Nacho, Alaba, Militao, Carvajal.

Midfield: Casemiro, Modric, Kroos.

Forwards: Valverde, Rodrygo, Vinicius Jr.

Barcelona will play the match with a formation consisting of:

Goalkeeper: Ter Stegen.

Defense: Alba, Araujo, Eric Garcia, Pique.

Midfield: Pedri, Busquets, Frenkie de Jong.

Forwards: Aubameyang, Ferran Torres, Ousmane Dembele.

Real Madrid leads the Spanish league standings with 66 points, 10 points ahead of its closest competitor, Seville, the runner-up, with 56 points.

While Barcelona is in third place in the La Liga standings with 51 points out of the 27 games it has played in the competition so far this season.

Barcelona is playing El Clasico with high spirits, after it managed to qualify for the quarter-finals of the European League, after beating Galata Saray with two goals against a goal, in the second leg of the sixteenth round of the Europa League.

Today’s meeting is the 249th in the history of the two teams’ confrontations in various competitions. Real Madrid won 100 matches, compared to 96 for Barcelona, ​​and 52 matches were decided by a tie.

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