Carlo Ancelotti’s side won the double last season but have struggled to gather momentum in defending their domestic crown, recently dropping points to Real Betis and Atletico Madrid.
Furthermore, Xavi’s Barcelona have claimed victory in the last two Clasico meetings as they seek a 100th derby victory today. Real did claim victory in the league reverse fixture however, before losing in the Supercopa de Espana and Copa del Rey.
Where to watch Barcelona vs Real Madrid
TV channel: In the UK, the game will be televised live on ViaPlay and LaLiga TV, with kick-off at 8pm GMT.
Live stream: Subscribers can also catch the contest live online via the ViapPlay and LaLiga TV apps and websites.
Live blog: You can follow all the action on matchday via Standard Sport’s live blog.