Spanish heavyweights Barcelona and Real Madrid renew their rivalry in the Spanish in the first leg semifinals of the Copa Del El Clasico both side keen to get maximum points in a heavily anticipated encounter.
Barcelona will be counting on their ever vibrant Camp Nou support to get the job done and down and visiting inform Real Madrid side and a clinch a crucial first-leg advantage.
Ernesto Valverde charges head into the match hoping to get back to winning ways after being held to a 2-2 frustrating home draw by Valencia in the Spanish La Liga and turn in style against a Madrid side who will be sneaking for vengeance.
Blaugrana head in the match having registered mixed results in their last five matches managing three wins registered one draw and suffered one defeat in their last five matches.
Domestically the home side currently leads the La Liga standings with 50 points from 22 matches played with 8 points advantage over the visitors.
Real Madrid travels to Barcelona hoping to continue with their terrific form and clinch a first leg advantage in a hostile away environment against archrivals Barcelona.
Real Madrid head into the match in high spirits after dismissing sorry Alaves 3-0 at their backyard in their latest La Liga encounter.
Los Blancos head in the match in terrific form having won all their last five matches in all of their competitive matches.
Sanatiago Solari charges will be hoping for a similar display on the road.
Barceloan will be counting on Luis Suarez to fire them past the vistors who will couting on inform French hitman Karim Benzema to get the goals upfront.
Head to Head
Barcelona has won three and two draws ahave been registered between the two sides.