Former Barcelona’s midfielder maestro Xavi Hernandez backs Barcelona in upcoming El Clasico. The Spanish midfielder who spent an amazing career at the Camp Nou is confident about Barcelona’s victory at the Santiago Bernabeu. Remember, last year Barcelona thrashed Real Madrid at same ground with final score of 4-0. It was one of the biggest defeats of Real Madrid at the hands of Barcelona.
Xavi Predicts Final Score Of Real Madrid Vs Barcelona
Both teams are three points apart from each other in current standings with Real Madrid have a game in hand. Real Madrid lost two points during Madrid derby before return leg of Champions League quarter final.
Former Spanish midfielder Xavi stated that Barcelona can win at the Bernabeu. During an interview, Xavi said “As a Barca fan, I’ve got to back them to win it. as for the scoreline, let’s say 2-1. Having said that, although I’m hoping and pulling for Barcelona to come out on top, I think it’s very tightly poised.”
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“This Clasico is going to be absolutely pivotal in the title race. It’s a six pointer. Both Real Madrid and Barcelona’s chances of being crowned champions hinge on the outcome, and a Madrid vs Barca encounter in which the title is on the line promise to be a spectacular, highly charged game.”
The first leg of El Clasico was a draw at the Camp Nou where Luis Suarez and Sergio Ramos scored for their respective sides. Barcelona will play without Neymar as the player is suspended for three La Liga games. Meanwhile, Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale is also in doubt of making appearance because of calf injury.