It was the most anticipated match for fans from all over the globe with Barcelona already having a lead of 8 points before coming to this game. Real Madrid was desperate to add some points if they want to defend their title.
La Liga Sunday presents what would many considered as the biggest game in world football when Barcelona meet Real Madrid at El Clasico.
Real Madrid coming into the Derby following a good form, winning consecutively in La Liga and Champions League, but head coach Jose Mourinho believes that positive run isn't enough to win the Clasico as both teams have similar qualities that would make things really tight.
Real Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho admitted that the El Classico this Sunday is an important clash that many people are waiting to see, so he expects that his side and Barcelona will provide such a spectacle since even the world stops for this big match.
Real Madrid defender, Sergio Ramos was delighted with his team's success in beating Ajax Amsterdam 4-1 at Amsterdam Arena on Wednesday, but admitted that they already had their mind on upcoming El Classico clash against La Liga rival, Barcelona.
Real Madrid were victorious again on Sunday as the trashed Deportivo La Coruno 5-1 at Santiago Bernebau and according to assistant coach, Aitor Karanka, Sami Khedira deserved a special praise in that game.
Real Madrid went through some early season suffering s with shocking defeats and dropping points that no one expected them to lose. This allowed their eternal rivals Barcelona to secure the 1rst place position of the standings with 18 points with no pressure from anyone.
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is keen to get another victory this weekend as his side host Deportivo La Coruna at Santiago Bernebau.
Already eight points behind current league leader, Barcelona, Madrid obviously have no other way than to keep on picking up three points if they are still eager to retain their La Liga title.
Since joining Real Madrid from Benfica in 2010, Angel Di Maria has been contributing heavily to the team's success, especially last season, when he helped Madrid won the La Liga title with his seven goals and sixteen assist.
An odd situation in La Liga occurred on Sunday when the scheduled match between Rayo Vallecano and Real Madrid had to be postponed due to floodlight failure, causing confusion for the players and fans.