News El Clasico: Barcelona vs Real Madrid
News El Clasico: Barcelona vs Real Madrid in King’s Cup and La Liga
Barcelona: the unequal rivalry between Barcelona vs Real Madrid in La Liga makes all eyes are now turned to view the Cup. Although there are two El Clasico remaining (King’s Cup semi-final second leg and La Liga) season tickets to the seizure of the King’s Cup final to be held at the Camp Nou on Tuesday (02.26.13 evening, turned into the top of the game. Excess of 16 points between Barcelona at the top of the standings with Madrid in the third to make the fight for La Liga El Clasico this weekend, just be limited to prestige. match was held at the Santiago Bernabeu, three days after the battle at the Camp Nou will leave only the “self-esteem” only.
Throughout this season, Barcelona vs Real Madrid have met four times from a total of six scheduled. Of the four meetings, the two teams both won once and won two draws. The first meeting broke at the Camp Nou in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup in August. Barcelona a 3-2 lead. In the second leg, Madrid win the Spanish Super Cup after a 2-1 win. Although the aggregate balance 3-3, Real Madrid ahead on away goals. The two games remaining are 2-2 at the seventh week, October 7 last year, and a score of 1-1 – in the King’s Cup semi-final first duel this season, January 30, 2013. That fact makes the King’s Cup semi-final second duel absolute yield one winner and one that knocked out. Obviously, this fight to the death in El Clasico this season.
How about the latest trends? There was no noticeable difference. Of the last five games, both teams are equally grabbed three wins, one draw and one win. However, Madrid are ahead because they lost not in a crucial match (1-0 cons Granada). Meanwhile, Barcelona defeated in an important game in the first duel eighths Champions League final (2-0 versus AC Milan). The other side is the pressure of harsh Spanish media. Today, the mass media flirtation against both clubs are relatively not too wild. Madrid faced criticism because of the issue of division in the locker room slowly began to soften after El Real still maintain the opportunity in the Champions League and won three consecutive wins in La Liga last.
In Catalonia, the media has not lost sympathy for Barcelona. 2-0 defeat at home to AC Milan not backfire deliberately hammered the press. Failing that it becomes self-criticism that must be answered Barcelona by winning all the matches ahead of the second meeting at the Camp Nou, 12 March. Meanwhile, conditions in the locker room seemed to avoid injury misfortune. In Barcelona, Adriano who just can not clear down to find the King’s Cup final tickets. Even Eric Abidal who pulled over since February 2012 because of liver transplant operations, otherwise go back ran for Barcelona.
In the complex practice of Madrid, Valdebebas, Los Merengues relieved by the return of those two pillars, Xabi Alonso and Karim Benzema. Alonso started training after spinal pain after the match Manchester United counter. Meanwhile, Benzema suffered a knee injury that slowly disappears. French players have joined colleagues. Another statistic that can be seen is the fight both teams twice in a row. In 100 years of rivalry between the two clubs, there was a similar case 13 times. Barcelona lead with 12 wins, seven draws and seven wins for Madrid.
Season 2010/2011 was the most dramatic epic. Barcelona vs Madrid met on two occasions in 2011: La Liga and the King’s Cup final. In the King’s Cup, Madrid winning 1-0 and is entitled to the title. Four days later, the two teams drew 1-1 on penalties Cristiano Ronaldo – Lionel Messi to La Liga at the Santiago Bernabeu. Now, the situation is calmer. Press frenzy was too noisy because of the concentration divided in three competitions: La Liga, Kings Cup and Champions League. With the situation “cool calm”, the last key in the hands of the two coaches, Jose Mourinho and Jordi Roura.
Barcelona still have to be patient to wait cure head coach Tito Vilanova who were undergoing treatment of salivary gland cancer in New York, United States. However, Los Cules no reason to doubt the assistant Vilanova, Roura. Facing Mourinho, a former Barcelona midfielder Johan Cruyff’s coaching era has shown his talents in the first duel. What about Jose Mourinho? Coach with two Champions League titles it still can not be underestimated. That makes it always a concern that a surprise could dipersembahkannya in a game as important as the El Clasico.