La Liga Rivals Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are meeting on Barcelona home. Barcelona would like to reduce 4 points lead with a win to get closer to the League title.
Date: April 21 2012
Venue: Camp Nou Barcelona
Real Madrid would look for a win in order to close the competition for Barcelona to secure their league victory as Madrid’s might end up competition for Barcelona after the 4 points gap will rise to 7.
Barcelona and Real Madrid would both look for win to overcome their loss in the first leg of Champions league as both the La Liga giants experienced follow back at Champions League.
This game is not only the competition between two clubs but also a competition between the Argentine and Portuguese strikers as both of them are in race to score highest La Liga goal with 41 goals each.
Barcelona: Valdes, Alves, Pique, Mascherano, Puyol, Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta, Fabregas, Messi, Pedro
Real Madrid: Casillas, Arbeloa, Pepe, Ramos, Marcelo, Khedira, Alonso, Ozil, Kaka, Ronaldo, Benzema
-Alexis Sanchez might be unavailable due to leg injury in the first leg match against Chelsea.
-David Villa, Andreu Fontas and Eric Abidal are all in the list of long term injuries.
-Xabi Alonso is available after one match domestic ban.
-Carvalho and Diarra are unlikely to be involved due to injury.
Barcelona 2-1 Real Madrid