There is no bigger game in Spanish football, and few to compare in world football, than The classicand fans in the United States will be able to see the two teams meet in a pre-season friendly (it’s never really ‘friendly’) clash.
Real Madrid vs. Barcelona in Las Vegas: preview
Originally, Real Madrid’s chief enemies were neighbors Atlético but their rivalry with Barcelona has steadily grown since the post-war years after the Catalan club suffered a harrowing 11-1 thrashing in the Copa del Generalissimo semi-final. By the time Barça had picked up their second league title in 1945, pipping Madrid to the trophy by just one point, they were now viewed as a direct threat. In Spain that rivalry has been fiercely played out in The league with Madrid’s 35 titles compared to Barca’s 26and in the Cup which the Blaugrana have dominated – 31 titles to Madrid’s 19.
for a decade, The classic gained maximum exposure because of Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi and almost became a direct battle between the two top players on the planet. Both have parted and Madrid have had the edge in the last few years although Xavi’s Barça hope to redress the balance with a raft of new signings including raphinha and Robert Lewandowski.
Madrid have also been busy retouching their squad, strengthening the team defensively with the additions of Antonio Rudiger and Aurelien Tchouameni. Ancelotti’s 28-man squad arrived in The Angels on Tuesday and have been training at UCLA’s facilities. Four Castilla players have made the trip – goalkeepers Luis Lopez and Lucas Canizaresright-back Vinicius Tobias and striker Juanmi Latasa.
Barcelona touched down in Miami on Sunday evening, flying in through a tropical storm and without Xavi. The coach was denied a visa for having visited Iran during his time at Al Sadd although the issue has since been sorted out. Barça have already warmed up for El Clásico by serving their hosts, David Beckham’s Inter-Miami at 0-6 drubbing with goals from aubameyang, Ansu Fati, Gavi, memphis, Dembele and newboy raphinha. recent arrivals Franck Kessie, Andreas Christensen and Lewandowski could all make their Barca debuts against Real Madrid.
Real Madrid US tour squad:
Thibaut Courtois, Andriy Lunin, Luis Lopez, Lucas Canizares, Dani Carvajal, Eder Militao, David Alaba, Jesus Vallejo, Nacho, Antonio Rudiger, Ferland Mendy, Alvaro Odriozola, Vinicius Tobias, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Casemiro, Federico Valverde, Lucas Vazquez, Aurelien Tchouameni, Dani Ceballos, Eduardo Camavinga, Eden Hazard, Karim Benzema, Vinicius Junior, Rodrgyo, Mariano Diaz, Juanmi Latasa.
Barcelona US tour squad:
Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Sergino Dest, Gerard Pique, Ronald Araujo, Sergio Busquets, Ousmane Dembele, Pedri, Memphis Depay, Ansu Fati, Nico, Jordi Alba, Ferran Torres, Sergi Roberto, Frenkie de Jong, Eric Garcia, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gavi, Inaki Pena, Miralem Pjanic, Alan Collado, Franck Kessie, Andreas Christensen, Raphinha, Arnau Tenas, Pablo Torre, Alejandro Balde, Abde Ezzalzouli, Marc Casado, Robert Lewandowski.
What time does the Real Madrid vs Barcelona match start?
The 2022 Soccer Champions tour friendly between Real Madrid and Barcelona will be played at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas and will kick off at 8 p.m. (local time) PDT / 11 p.m. EDT on Saturday 23 July 2022.
That’s 5 a.m. in Spain (CEST) and 4 am in the UK (BST), in the early hours of Sunday 24 July.
Find out what time Real Madrid vs Barcelona gets underground where you are in the world.
Where can I watch Real Madrid vs Barcelona?
In Spain, the match will be broadcast live free-to-air on state television the 1 and in Catalonia on regional network TV3 and Barca TV. Fox will be covering the game in the United States. The match will be broadcast live in many other parts of the world.
No matter where you are on the planet, you can see what channel the Real Madrid vs Barcelona match is available on here
United States: FOX Sports App, FOX Deportes, fuboTV (free-trial).
Spain: La 1 (RTVE), fuboTV Spain, TV3, Barça TV.
United Kingdom: Premier Player HD, Premier Sports 1
Is the Real Madrid vs Barcelona game online?
As well as the options above, you can also follow our live text commentarywith all the key statistics, here on AS USA. We will be building up to the match throughout the early evening, before giving you a minute-by-minute account of the action as it unfolds.