El Clasico preview: Can Barcelona get the advantage over Real Madrid?
By Guardian Exclusive
17 December 2019 | 10:53 am
"FC Barcelona takes on Real Madrid C.F. in the first Clasico of the season on Wednesday at the Camp Nou. Both teams head into the game locked on 35 points at the top of the Laliga table as Solomon Fowowe and Deniz Erezi look at who emerges at the top of the table and has the highest goal of the season between Messi and Benzema."
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