What Name Is Given to Real Madrid Vs Barcelona Match?


Quick Answer

A match between Real Madrid and Barcelona is called El Clásico, which translates to "The Classic" in English. Originally, the term was used to describe La Liga matches between the two teams, but it is now commonly used to refer to any match between the two Spanish rivals.

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The first El Clásico was contested on May 13, 1902, in Madrid. Barcelona won the match 3 to 1. On Feb. 17, 1929, Real Madrid was victorious in the first league match El Clásico. The match was played in Barcelona, and the final score was 2 to 1. As of 2015, there have been more than 260 El Clásico matches.

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