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Barca & Real renew El Clasico rivalry
Left: Barcelona's Lionel Messi; Right: Real Madrid's Raul
Barcelona v Real Madrid
2100 GMT, Saturday 13 December
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This weekend a global audience of hundreds of millions will watch one of sport's fiercest rivalries.

Barcelona host rivals Real Madrid as two of world football's giants meet in La Liga for the first time this season.

Barca lead Real by nine points and the visitors have ex-Spurs boss Juande Ramos at the helm for his first league game since replacing the sacked Bernd Schuster.

BBC Sport's Jonathan Stevenson examines the history of the game dubbed 'El Clasico'.

see also
Real can beat Barcelona - Ramos
12 Dec 08 |  Europe
Ramos replaces Schuster at Real
09 Dec 08 |  Europe
Real Madrid 4-1 Barcelona
07 May 08 |  Europe

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