Real Madrid vs Barcelona: Why this Elclasico is different | The Nutmeg
By Guardian Exclusive
10 April 2021 | 1:35 pm
Solomon Fowowe and Wale Adigun previews the El Clásico between Real Madrid vs Barcelona. The Saturday night's clash will have serious ramifications for La Liga's title race, with the Blaugrana poised to go top - at least temporarily - if they win.
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