The 2019-20 season opens a new era for Real Madrid after a significant reassessment of the team, which was greeted by high profile impressions Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic and Eder Militao.
After the disappointment of last season, when the trophy-less are over, the Blancos are sure to launch another silver bid under Zinedine Zidane.
Barcelona, on the other hand, just dropped a trophy last season – La Liga – as they faced the blow of losing Champions League and Copa del Rey titles.
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The Spanish champions have already invested heavily in their squad this summer with two-star signing Frenkie de Jong and Antoine Griezmann.
Here’s everything you need to know to watch El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid, including the TV channel and the start time for viewers in the United States.
What is the Barcelona Canal versus Real Madrid in the USA?
Barcelona vs Real Madrid is broadcast live on bein Sports in the United States, along with all La Liga matches. The official YouTube Liga page flows occasionally live games.
You can also stream El Clasico by signing up for fuboTV, which offers a seven-day free trial.
What time does El Clasico start today?
- Date: Wednesday, Dec. 18
- Year: 2 pm ET, 11am PT
The Barcelona vs Real Madrid match is scheduled to begin at 2pm ET on Wednesday, December 18th at the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain.
The first El Clasico between the 2019-20 campaign – originally played on October 26 – was postponed after political turmoil in the area.
When’s the next El Clasico?
Barcelona vs Real Madrid
Real Madrid vs Barcelona
The second Clasico will take place on a date between April 29 and March 1, 2019 at Santiago Bernabeu (or possibly Camp Nou, depending on the events) in the La Liga Inverse. A date will be confirmed closer to the time.
The two Spanish giants could also meet at the Copa del Rey, but the draw for the first round of the competition will not take place until December 18, 2019.
The two sides met four times last year in La Liga and Copa del Rey, with Barcelona crushing their rivals 5-1 in October before winning the return game 1-0. Ernesto Valverde’s side also won Los Blancos’ best in the Copa del Rey, eliminating them 4-1 overall during the semifinals.