LIVE – Barcelona host Real Madrid in El Clasico

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La Liga leders Barcelona host Real Madrid in El Clasico on Saturday, as the Catalan giants look to stretch their incredible unbeaten run to 39 games in all competitions.

Barca currently sit 10 points ahead of Real in the La Liga standings but Zinedine Zidane will have his side fired up for his first El Clasico as a manager.

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Real lost to Barca 4-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu earlier this season and Luis Suarez, Neymar and Lionel Messi will once again be the men to stop for Real.

With a win Barca will take a huge step towards winning their sixth La Liga title in the last eight years, while there hasn’t been a 0-0 draw between these teams since 2002. Expect goals.

It will be an emotional occasion at the Nou Camp as Barca pays tribute to one of its most important ever players and managers, Johan Cruyff.

Before kick off a mosaic will be held up by fans saluting Cruyff and the incredible legacy he left behind at Barcelona after laying down the blueprint for their La Masia academy which produced the likes of Messi, Xavi and Andres Iniesta.

Barca’s players will also have “Gracies Johan” stitched into their shirt as they look to put in a performance to make the Dutch legend proud.

As always, there will be drama galore and plenty of action at either as this battle between two of the biggest teams on the planet will be watched by three times as many people who tuned in for the SuperBowl. Think about that.

Click on the link above to receive live updates from El Clasio, while we will also have reaction and analysis from the Nou Camp after the game.