Date and time of one of the most popular football rivalry El Clasico has been announced by the Spanish football federation for 2014–15 season. The first clash of Spanish giants Real Madrid vs Barcelona will takes place on 26th of October 2014 at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. While second head to head of both teams is scheduled to be played on 22nd of march at Estadio camp Nou. Read the complete schedule of upcoming El Clasicos below.
El Clasico 2014–15 season date Time
First leg of La Liga: 26th October 2014; Time: 4:00 pm [GMT], 9:30 [IST]
Second leg of La Liga: 22nd march 2015, 23rd march 2015 [India]; Time: 8:00 pm [GMT], 1:30 am [IST]
Telecast Channels: Star Sports 4, Star Sports 4 HD, ESPN+ Andina, GOL T, Sky Sports 5, beIN Sports USA
Barcelona have completed the most expensive transfer for this season of la liga. The Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez moved to Estadio camp Nou with a transfer fee of 75 million pounds. But because of his bite incident at FIFA world cup, he is banned from any football activity till 25th of October 2024. This means Suarez may play first El Clasico with his new club.
On the other hand, their rivals Real Madrid have also completed move of Toni Kroos from Bayern Munich, James Rodriguez from as Monaco and Keylor Navas. Without these new players and Cristiano Ronaldo, the defending champions of Europe failed to win a single game in international champions cup pre season competition.
The Uruguayan’s arrival from his former club has set El Clasico up for a stunning array of talent being put on show. A likely Suarez, Messi and Neymar front three would go up against a Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema trio with arrival of Toni Kroos and 2014 world cup golden boot winner James Rodriguez.
El Clasico Last Season Results
First El Clasico: Carlo Ancelotti’s squad lost both first 2 matches against their strongest rivals at home and away. The first one was a 2–1 victory of the Catalans at camp Nou. For Barcelona, Neymar scored the opening goal. Later he was replaced by Alexis Sanchez who scored the second goal. Thereafter, Jese Rodriguez scored the single goal after assist from Ronaldo but that was not enough to save defeat.
Second El Clasico: The 2nd one was better and must watch game between the Spanish giants. Hat-trick from Lionel Messi helped Barca another El Clasico win against Real Madrid. That game ended with final score of 4–3 in favor of Barca at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. But Real Madrid won last El Clasico of last season which was final of Copa del Rey. Without the presence of Ronaldo, the vikings won first title of last season.
Date: 23 Mar 2015 [IST], Time: 1:30 am [IST] TV Channels: Star Sports 4 / HD 4
Match Result: Barcelona vs Real Madrid 2–1 gif photos
El Clasico 2014–15 Telecast Channels
It is expected that the official media partner of la liga, star sports would provide the live telecast of upcoming Real Madrid vs Barcelona as well as matches of Spanish league Liga BBVA. So you can watch these games on star sports. If these two teams faces each 0ther on Copa del Rey or champions league tournament, then these matches could be telecasted on TEN Sports.
Read also: Barcelona 2014–15 Fixtures
We could see more derbies of these two teams if these two succeeds in UEFA Champions league and Copa del Rey 2014–15 season. After new signings of both teams, will the upcoming El Clasico be the greatest?