Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Where to watch El Clasico online, live stream, TV channels & kick-off time

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How to watch Barcelona vs Real Madrid in La Liga from the UK, US, and India, as well as kick-off time and team news

Barcelona can extend their lead at the top of La Liga with a win against perennial rivals Real Madrid at Camp Nou on Sunday. The Catalan giants enjoy a nine-point advantage over Madrid heading into the game and victory would be a major boost in the race for the title.

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📺 Watch El Clasico live on Viaplay Sports in the UK

💻 Watch El Clasico live on ESPN+ in the U.S.

While the capital club have trailed their Clasico counterparts for the bulk of the season and lost the last two meetings, they did record a win in the reverse fixture and will be eager to secure a league double. A win for Madrid at Camp Nou would reduce the gap to just six points and make the run-in a lot more interesting.

GOAL brings you everything you need to know about how to watch El Clasico, plus team news, recent form and more.

  1. Kick-off time

    Kick-off time

    Date:March 19, 2023
    Kick-off time:8pm GMT / 4pm ET
    Venue:Camp Nou

    The game is scheduled for March 19, 2023 at Camp Nou. It will kick off at 8pm GMT in the UK (4pm ET in the U.S.)

  2. How to watch Barcelona vs Real Madrid online - TV channels & live streams
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    How to watch Barcelona vs Real Madrid online - TV channels & live streams

    TV channels & streaming options

    CountryTV channelLive stream
    UKViaplay Sports 1Viaplay Sports, La Liga TV
    U.S.ESPN DeportesESPN+

    Barcelona vs Real Madrid is available to watch on Viaplay Sports 1 in the UK and it can be streamed live online through the Viaplay Sports app or La Liga TV. Sign up to Viaplay Sports here!

    Find out more about Viaplay, including price and offers, here.

    In the U.S., El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid will be broadcast on ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ - sign up here!

    Streaming the match with a VPN

    VPN services such as NordVPN provide protection to your online privacy and can increase your streaming options in the event of geo-restrictions.

    You can read more about NordVPN here.

  3. Team news & squads
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    Team news & squads

    Barcelona team news

    A 21-man Barcelona squad has been named for the game and can be seen below. Pedri is a notable absentee and he will miss the game alongside Ousmane Dembele.

    Barca will be able to call upon the majority of their key performers though, with the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Frenkie de Jong, Gavi and Ronald Araujo all available.

    Goalkeepers:Ter Stegen, Pena, Tenas
    Defenders:Christensen, Alonso, Alba, Kounde, Garcia, Balde, Araujo
    Midfielders:Busquets, Gavi, Kessie, Roberto, De Jong, Torre
    Forwards:Lewandowski, Ansu Fati, Torres, Raphinha, Alarcon

    Real Madrid team news

    Carlo Ancelotti announced a 23-man panel for the trip to Catalunya and Madrid are boosted by the availability of Karim Benzema. The French striker was taken off during the mid-week Champions League victory against Liverpool after suffering an apparent injury, but he is fit enough to play on Sunday.

    David Alaba remains out of action, but left-back Ferland Mendy has been passed fit.

    Goalkeepers:Courtois, Lunin, Luis Lopez
    Defenders:Carvajal, E. Militao, Vallejo, Nacho, Odriozola, Lucas Vazquez, Rudiger, Mendy
    Midfielders:Kroos, Modric, Camavinga, Valverde, D. Ceballos, Tchouameni
    Forwards:Hazard, Benzema, Asensio, Vini Jr., Rodrygo, Mariano

    Head-to-head record

    Mar 2, 2023Real Madrid 0-1 BarcelonaCopa del Rey
    Jan 15, 2023Real Madrid 1-3 BarcelonaSuper Cup
    Oct 16, 2022Real Madrid 3-1 BarcelonaLa Liga
    Mar 20, 2022Real Madrid 0-4 BarcelonaLa Liga
    Jan 12, 2022Barcelona 2-3 (aet) Real MadridSuper Cup

    Barcelona have enjoyed the upper hand on Real Madrid in their most recent meetings, with victories in the Copa del Rey and Spanish Super Cup, but Madrid won when they last met in La Liga, recording a 3-1 triumph.

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