25/10/13 The first classic of the season
This Saturday, 26th of October at 18:00h, the first classic of the season will be in Camp Nou stadium. This Barça-Madrid will have all fans attention and all those who enjoy always this classic match.
The match will be broadcast through Canal+Liga and Gol Televisión. For this classic, Futbol Club Barcelona has decided to take a chance to send a support message to its former coach, Tito Vilanova. The traditional mosaic that is showed inside the blaugrana stadium before each match will have write on it the words “Força Tito” to show the support of all fans to the former coach.
In this occasion, both teams’ coaches are new: Gerardo “Tata” Martino for Barcelona and Carlo Ancelotti for Madrid. This will be a classic with no rivalry for these new coaches and not as before were coaches were José Mourinho and Pep Guardiola. The best thing in these cases, as it always should be, is that the importance should be in the game and not in the bench.
This time, Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will have two new football fellows that will play for the first time against each other. In Futbol Club Barcelona team, a young Neymar that is starting to be love by Barça fans and on the other hand, the Gaelic football player Gareth Bale playing for Real Madrid.
Another new thing in this classic is that, technically, will be the last match for Victor Valdés in Camp Nou. The future of the blaugrana goalkeeper is still unclear but one thing is sure, he wants to end his career away from FCB. This classic will be the number 84 that will be played in Camp Nou. The last 83 matches, Barça won 47 times and Real Madrid 19. Both teams drew in 17 occasions in Barça field.
If you have the chance, meet your friend and enjoy the match inside Camp Nou! Later, you’re always on time to walk through the Diagonal and live the post-match at Roca Bar of Hotel Omm, the Barcelona luxury hotel where you can have a few snacks while you talk about the big classic.