Video Real Madrid 2 – 0 Barcelona Highlights
Real Madrid vs Barcelona 2 – 0 – Highlights Download 01 March La Liga El Classico
Setien has made two alterations from the side which drew with Napoli in the Champions League in midweek. Firpo drops out with Alba returning from injury, while Arthur replaces Rakitic. It means there is a landmark appearance for Messi, who becomes the first Barca player to feature in 43 Clasico fixtures, overtaking his former team-mate Xavi.
Madrid succumbed to a Manchester City comeback in the Champions League in their last outing but Zidane has made just two changes to his team – Modric making way for Kroos in midfield while Marcelo comes in for Mendy at left-back.
BARCELONA SUBS: Ivan Rakitic, Neto, Clement Lenglet, Martin Braithwaite, Junior Firpo, Alex Collado, Ansu Fati.
BARCELONA (4-3-1-2): Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Nelson Semedo, Gerard Pique, Samuel Umtiti, Jordi Alba; Arthur, Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong; Arturo Vidal; Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann.
REAL MADRID SUBS: Alphonse Areola, Eder Militao, Luka Modric, Gareth Bale, Lucas Vazquez, Ferland Mendy, Mariano Diaz.
TEAM NEWS – REAL MADRID (4-3-3): Thibaut Courtois; Dani Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo; Federico Valverde, Casemiro, Toni Kroos; Isco, Karim Benzema, Vinicius Junior.