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Sergio Ramos
L. Modrić
1 - 1
J. Mascherano
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L. Suárez
1 - 0

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FULL-TIME! Real Madrid scrape a late point against Barcelona, with Sergio Ramos netting yet another late header to make it 1-1. Suarez appeared to have given the Blaugrana a vital win, but the league leaders maintain their lead at the top of the table. Enrique's men draw their third consecutive match in La Liga. That's all that we have time for, we hope to see you again next time.
90' + 3' LATE DRAMA! Navas manages to punch away a delivery in from the right-hand side, which is then nodded goalwards by Sergi Roberto! The ball threatens to loop into the back of the net, but is headed off the line by Casemiro, before a close-range Alba shot is scrambled away by Carvajal!
90' + 1' There are three minutes of stoppage time at Camp Nou.
Sergio Ramos
90' GOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! RAMOS MAKES IT 1-1! IT IS AN EQUALISER AT THE DEATH! Real Madrid whip in a free-kick from the left-hand side, but Ramos rises above everyone to fire home a bullet header. Wild celebrations ensue, and that is terrible defending from Barcelona.
L. Modrić
90' Modric whips in a terrific free-kick delivery, with Ramos able to rise unmarked to nod home.
90' Huge chance for Ronaldo! The Portugal international is picked out at the back post brilliantly, but a header from the Real Madrid man nods the ball onto Alba and the deflection carries it behind. The away side whip in the resulting corner, but it evades everyone!
J. Mascherano
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89' Yellow card Javier Alejandro Mascherano
88' Sergio Ramos is picked out by a cross from the right-hand side by Carvajal, but can only nod over the crossbar! That was a big opportunity. Real Madrid are running out of time. 
Denis Suárez
87' Neymar is replaced for the final few minutes, with Denis deployed out on the right-hand side of midfield. Arda goes out to the left.
M. Díaz
M. Kovačić
86' Kovacic takes his leave for the last five minutes, with Diaz given a chance to try and find a late goal. 
85' Marcelo tries to nod a header back square across the face of goal, but fluffs his lines, as Real Madrid continue to be frustrated offensively. Zidane's men are trying to take the game to Barcelona, but Ter Stegen has been a spectator in this second half. Carvajal bends in a cross from the right, but Pique heads clear easily.
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83' Busquets is the next man in the referee's book, with the Spain international given a yellow for a cynical sliding challenge on Asensio.
82' Wide from Messi! Iniesta fizzes a beautiful through ball into the path of the Argentine, which is controlled and taken into the box. The Barcelona star takes a couple of touches, before drilling a low shot a long way beyond the far upright. Huge opportunity!
Yellow Card
80' Carvajal picks up a yellow card for a tackle on Neymar. He catches the Brazilian winger late, but the Barca man did make a meal of it.
80' Vazquez tries to deliver a cross from the right-hand side, but Ronaldo is denied the chance to score by some desperate defending. Barcelona are seeing more of the ball and are taking control of this second half, with Enrique's men looking in good shape to see this result out.
A. Turan
André Gomes
78' Andre Gomes takes his leave for the home side, and is in no rush to leave the pitch, with Arda given the late stages to impress.
K. Benzema
77' Benzema is withdrawn, with Asensio introduced. Ronaldo will come a little more central, with the substitute deployed out on the left. 
77' Real Madrid go close for the away side, as a Modric corner delivery narrowly evades Ramos and Varane in the penalty box. Barcelona respond with a counter-attack, but Neymar fails to offer any quality. This is a very, very tense affair at the moment at Camp Nou.
L. Suárez
Yellow Card
75' Suarez picks up a yellow card for dissent, after being penalised for a shove on Varane.
74' Carvajal is fed to the right byline, but Mascherano comes across to ensure that Real Madrid can only earn themselves a corner. Modric bends in the set-piece delivery, but Iniesta nods the danger into touch. Only 15 minutes remain for the league leaders to try and get back into this. Modric shoots from a tight angle on the right, but Mascherano blocks.
72' Great block from Varane! Messi and Neymar play a wonderful one-two, with the latter getting into the box at real pace. He shoots with his right foot, but the Real Madrid centre-back covers across to throw himself in his opponent's path.
70' Gomes finds Iniesta striding into the penalty area. The substitute shoots with a low drive from the left at a tight angle, but a toe from Carvajal directs the ball into the side netting! The corner is taken short, before an eventual delivery was nodded away by Ramos at the near post.
68' Barcelona have a real confidence about themselves now. Messi helps Neymar to escape down the left, with the Brazil international chopping inside Carvajal with ease. He looks capable of bending a right-footed finish across Navas and into the back of the net, but he instead shoots over the bar! What a chance.
66' Casemiro is the first man to get involved off the bench for the hosts, with Isco taken off. The Spaniard kicks out in frustration at a seat on his way to sit down. Meanwhile, Ronaldo is holding his hamstring.
64' Messi finds Suarez down the right-hand side, but a clipped cross from the ex-Ajax man is chested back to Navas by Carvajal. Moments later, Neymar gets down the opposite flank, but a deflected cross from the Brazilian is hooked away from the danger area by Varane. 
62' Barcelona are looking confident and are zipping possession around with some tempo and urgency. The home fans are making plenty of noise, and the turn of Iniesta is a welcome boost. James, Casemiro and Asensio are out warming up for the away side, who have half an hour left to turn this one around.
Andrés Iniesta
I. Rakitić
60' Rakitic makes way in midfield for the home side, with Iniesta returning to the field after a lengthy injury lay-off.
59' Great defending from Alba! Kovacic goes on a great run down the left, before feeding a pass into Ronaldo. The Portuguese drops a shoulder and drifts infield, before finding Benzema with an incisive ball into feet. The Frenchman turns well, but Alba covers across to make a brilliant intervention.
57' Barcelona are looking a lot more dangerous and can cause problems on the counter. Messi tries to slide a neat throughball into the path of Suarez, but Navas is off his line in a flash to push the ball onto the striker's shin and behind for a goal-kick.
55' Marcelo drives down the left-hand side and gets to the byline well, but Sergi Roberto blocks a cross and turns it behind for a corner. Real Madrid take it short, with the Brazilian then denied by the Barcelona right-back again. Zidane's men need to respond, and they're looking to do just that.
L. Suárez
53' GOOOOOOOAL! SUAREZ MAKES IT 1-0! The free-kick is whipped in from the left-hand side, which Suarez manages to meet and glance home with his head. He glances a finish into the bottom-right corner, with Navas having no chance from such close-range. What a huge goal that could be!
53' Neymar earns a free-kick and then bends in a great delivery to provide the service to Suarez.
52' Over from Ronaldo! The Portugal international is picked out by a ball in from the right-hand side, but can only fire a half-volley wildly above the crossbar from a very tight angle. Barcelona respond with an attack of their own, with Neymar earning a free-kick from Varane.
50' Ronaldo is caught offside on the far side for Real Madrid, although it appeared that Alba might have been playing the Portuguese on. Zidane will be pleased that his team are defending well, and posing an occasional threat on the break. His gameplan is working.
48' Important block from Isco! Messi clips a pass into Suarez at the left byline, but a ball into the box from the Uruguayan is cut out by the Real Madrid man before Neymar can react. The set-piece is whipped in, but Messi is beaten to it easily. Good start for the hosts!
46' We are back underway in the second half at Camp Nou! A tight first half ended goalless, but there is still plenty of time for both of these sides to find a breakthrough. These last 45 minutes could prove decisive in the La Liga title race.
HALF-TIME! El Clasico is goalless at the break, with Real Madrid having the better of few first-half chances at Camp Nou. Barcelona have had a lot of the ball, but Navas hasn't had much to do, with Ter Stegen forced into a few saves at the other end. Zidane will be the happier of the two coaches thus far.
45' Messi feeds Sergi Roberto down the right-hand side, but a cut-back from the Spaniard is intercepted well by Modric inside the Real Madrid box. It hasn't quite clicked for either side in the final third yet.
44' Isco start a counter with a lovely touch, before Benzema is released down the left. The Frenchman jinks infield and opts not to use an overlapping run from Marcelo. His whipped cross is blocked by Pique, with the deflection wrongfooting Ter Stegen and sending the ball wide of the post. The resulting corner is curled in, and Varane nods straight at the goalkeeper. Huge chance!
42' Suarez is the target of a long, diagonal pass from the left-hand side, but his header back square across the box is gathered up by Navas. That is one of the first things that the Costa Rican has had to do for a while. Neymar tries to threaten down the left flank, driving forward at pace, but runs the ball out of play.
40' Appeals for handball turned away! Messi feeds Alba down the left-hand side, with the left-back then whipping in a good cross from the flank. Carvajal turns it behind for a corner with his body, but it touches both his chest and his arm. The resulting set-piece is cleared by Varane, with Andre Gomes then seeing a shot blocked.
38' Suarez makes a good defensive header at his near post from a corner, but Real Madrid keep their pressure on with releasing Modric down the left. The Croatia international, however, is caught offside. Moments later, Ronaldo dances past two defenders and gets into the box brilliantly, but can only stab a low finish straight at Ter Stegen. That was wonderful play from the Portuguese striker.
36' Neymar manages to win a free-kick from Carvajal, after going down awkwardly on the edge of the Real Madric penalty area out on the left flank, but the set-piece comes to nothing. Real Madrid try to break, with Modric starting the attack, but Ronaldo can only rattle a near-post shot straight at Ter Stegen! The German beats the danger around his upright.
34' Marcelo is found scampering into the penalty area for Real Madrid, but Pique steps out to make a timely tackle that deflects off the Brazilian. The ball loops up high into the air, with Ter Stegen able to make a very simple catch. The visiting wing-back has arguably been Zidane's brightest offensive spark of the first half.
32' Wide from Marcelo! Ronaldo is picked out by a cross from right-hand side, which the Portuguese can't meet with an acrobatic volley. Benzema is unable to get on the rebound, with Sergi Roberto half-clearing, allowing for the Brazil left-back to drag a low shot a long way wide of the near post.
30' Marcelo breaks down the left-hand side, but Sergi Roberto does well to get in between the Brazilian and the ball, before earning his side a free-kick. Real Madrid are looking fairly comfortable, with Barcelona enjoying more of the ball, but neither goalkeeper has had a great deal to do thus far.
Yellow Card
28' Neymar comes through the back of Vazquez in retaliation for an earlier challenge, catching the winger on his ankle. A deserved booking.
27' Ramos gets caught out under a high ball, but Modric covers in behind his captain to ensure that a through ball which was looking for Messi is directed instead into Navas. Moments later, Mascherano is penalised for a foul on Ronaldo, as the Argentine shunts into the back of the Real Madrid striker.
26' Barcelona win themselves a corner on the left-hand side, but Ronaldo and Benzema are present at the near post and the latter heads clear. The hosts keep their pressure on, with Suarez threatening to get on a deep cross, but the ball skids off the turf and behind for a goal-kick. A lot of players are struggling in terms of losing their footing on this pitch so far. 
25' Marcelo breaks to the left byline and clips a wonderful ball into the box! It sails over Ter Stegen, who was caught in no man's land, but Alba is there to head clear with Ronaldo and Vazquez lurking. Not the most confident of starts from the German goalkeeper. It did appear that Mascherano was tugging on Ronaldo's shirt as the Portuguese looked to get on the end of the cross.
23' Benzema is picked out at the back post, but sees a volley well-blocked, before a second delivery from the left by Marcelo is inaccurate due to the Brazilian slipping over. Barcelona try to counter, but a poor pass from Rakitic bobbles straight through to Navas. End-to-end stuff suddenly, with both teams looking terrified of conceding the first goal at Camp Nou.
22' Neymar tries to burst down the left-hand side and cuts back a cross from the left byline. It picks out Suarez, who has to turn and shoot all in one motion, but the Uruguay international rattles a low drive into Varane. Moments later, Messi tries to go on a mazy dribble, but Ramos makes a well-timed challenge that the Argentine really feels.
20' Andre Gomes tries to press high, but fouls Varane, as this game continues to see plenty of free-kicks given. The referee has had to be very busy indeed. The home side continue to dominate possession, but chances have been rather hard to come by - not that Zidane will mind at the moment.
18' Messi manages to earn a free-kick from Modric on the edge of the penalty area, which the Argentine gets up to take himself. Neymar also stands over it, but the Barcelona captain whips a fierce effort straight at Navas. Easy for the Costa Rica international, who pats it down to take the sting out of the shot.
16' Ronaldo is found in the penalty area by a delivery in from the right, but the Portuguese forward can only flick a glancing effort straight down Ter Stegen's throat. Barcelona respond with an attack down the left-hand side, but Neymar slips over - for the second time this afternoon. He might need to change his boots.
15' Benzema goes down under pressure from Pique, but the referee waves play on. Modric, as a result, dives into a very late tackle on Messi. He touches the ball, but clatters through the Argentine's ankle. The official chooses to keep his cards in his pocket. Real Madrid find Marcelo escaping down the left, but a whipped cross from the Brazil international is nodded away by Pique, with Ronaldo lurking. 
Yellow Card
13' Isco picks up a booking after being adjudged to have tripped Neymar, but it didn't appear there was much contact.
11' Real Madrid are happy to sit back and absorb some pressure, with the home fans responding well. Los Blancos have a clear game plan and are sticking to it. Marc-Andre ter Stegen plays a pass out of play under pressure, with the German making an error with his first real involvement in the match. The away side win a corner, which sees Kovacic shoot from the edge of the box, but Mascherano directs the ball away from danger.
9' Barcelona are dominating possession, but the hosts aren't playing the ball across the pitch quickly enough to really stretch Real Madrid. The visitors look fairly comfortable, with Zidane having his players pressing very well. Neymar is fed down the left and whips in a cross, which finds Sergi Roberto at the back post. The right-back thumps a fierce strike into Ramos' chest! Good block.
7' Neymar drives forward, with the Brazilian able to open play out to Alba on the left. The full-back clips a cross into Messi, who flicks a header into a dangerous area, but Carvajal gets ahead of Neymar to shepherd the ball out of play. Enrique will be pleased with his team's start to this huge game.
5' After some big tackles and an intense start to proceedings in the first few minutes, Barcelona settle down in possession. Isco is scuttling around, trying to close space in between the lines, with Zidane's men pressing as a team to try and force the hosts into non-threatening areas of the pitch.
3' No penalty! Lucas Vazquez is fed into the box and scampers forward, with Mascherano coming across to muscle the ex-Espanyol man off the ball. The Spaniard tumbles to the turf and asks for a spot-kick, but the referee isn't interested. Nervy moments for the Argentine centre-back already today!
1' We are underway in El Clasico! Barcelona are six points off first-placed Real Madrid, meaning that today is a must-win fixture for the Blaugrana, adding an extra bit of spice to what is already one of the biggest matches of the La Liga campaign.
Real Madrid substitutes: Pepe, Nacho, James, Casilla, Casemiro, M. Diaz, Asensio.
Real Madrid starting line-up (4-3-3): Navas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Kovacic, Modric, Isco; Vazquez, Benzema, Ronaldo.
Barcelona substitutes: Denis, Arda, Iniesta, Cillessen, Alcacer, Digne, Umtiti.
Barcelona starting line-up (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Pique, Mascherano, Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, Andre Gomes; Messi, Suarez, Neymar. 
TEAM NEWS: Raphael Varane is given the nod to start over Pepe at centre-back for Real Madrid, with Dani Carvajal selected ahead of Danilo at right-back. Casemiro takes a seat on the bench, which means that Isco is the man chosen to join Luka Modric and Mateo Kovacic in midfield. Lucas Vazquez is deployed on the right flank, as Gareth Bale is out injured, with Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo offering the main goal threat.
TEAM NEWS: Andres Iniesta returns from injury and takes a seat on the bench, with Samuel Umtiti also among the substitutes: Javier Mascherano partners Gerard Pique at centre-back, with Andre Gomes preferred to Denis Suarez in midfield. Jordi Alba has shaken off a knock to start at left-back, with Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez providing the firepower up top.
Malaga managed to scrape a 0-0 draw with nine men at Camp Nou a couple of matchdays ago, while Zinedine Zidane's men are unbeaten away in the Spanish top-flight since January, meaning that the form book points to Real Madrid getting a favourable result today. Gerard Pique and Luis Enrique have both been vocal in sharing the fact that the Blaugrana need to improve immeasurably if they are to win the title.
Hello and welcome to live coverage of El Clasico, as Real Madrid travel to Camp Nou with the hope of extending their lead at the top of La Liga over second-placed Barcelona. The hosts have drawn their last two league games, which sees Los Blancos arrive in Catalonia with confidence.
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