Barcelona and Real Madrid have finally come to an agreement regarding the new El Clasico date.
The Barcelona vs Real Madrid match, popularly known as El Clasico was scheduled to be played on 26th October at the Camp Nou. But the match was postponed due to the ongoing disturbances in the Catalan region in north-east Spain.
The Spanish FA (RFEF) confirmed that EL Clasico will definitely not take place at the Camp Nou on 26th October. RFEF announced that LaLiga and both the clubs have until 10:00 local time on Monday 21st October to agree on a new date between themselves. Or else, the RFEF will decide a date on their own.
So, Barcelona and Real Madrid have finally agreed on a new El Clasico date. This season’s first El Clasico will now take place at the Camp Nou on 18th December 2019.
Real Madrid have made an official announcement regarding the new El Clasico date. They published an official statement saying: “In light of the Real Federacion Espanola de Futbol’s Competition Committee ruling which postpones the match scheduled to be played on Saturday 26th of October between F. C. Barcelona and Real Madrid C. F., and states the clubs must agree a new date for the fixture, Real Madrid wishes to communicate that the date proposed by both said clubs is the 18th of December.”
The El Clasico will now take place on a Wednesday evening. Barcelona will play against Real Sociedad, meanwhile, Real Madrid face Valencia before the El Clasico.
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