When is the next El Clasico? The dates of Real Madrid vs Barcelona 2018-19 fixtures

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The upcoming meetings of Spain's top two teams will be the first following Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus, and Goal brings you all the key dates

This La Liga season marks the first after Cristiano Ronaldo's sensational move from Real Madrid to Juventus, and is the beginning of a new era for the Spanish league.

Lionel Messi's legendary Liga rivalry with the Portuguese international has now ended, though the Argentine is now captaining Barcelona following Andres Iniesta's exit from the club. 

Encounters between Barcelona and Real Madrid usually make for a thrilling spectacle, but when will the first post-Ronaldo Clasico take place? Goal has all the information.


When will El Clasico take place?


Gareth Bale Real Madrid 19082018

The first La Liga Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid will be played on October 28, with kick-off confirmed for 3:15pm GMT (10:15am ET).

Barcelona are due to host Madrid at the Camp Nou on matchday 10, while the return game is to be played at Santiago Bernabeu on March 3.

The last Clasico ended in a 2-2 draw after Luis Suarez and Messi hit for the home side, with Ronaldo and Gareth Bale eventually equalising. The previous Liga fixture marked a 3-0 away win for Barcelona at the Bernabeu, where Dani Caravajal was sent off in the 63rd minute.

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How can UK viewers watch El Clasico?


Eleven Sports are the official holders to the TV rights to La Liga matches in the UK and Ireland , securing an exclusive three-year deal after beating out BT Sport.

Fans are able to watch La Liga and Serie A matches online via Eleven's streaming platform as well on their Facebook page, through iOS mobile and tablet apps (available from the Apple Store) and Android mobile (available from the Google Play store).

The group has also confirmed that they are in discussions with other broadcasters such as Sky and BT to show matches through their platforms.

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