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|'El Clásico' preview: Barcelona and Real Madrid essentially fighting for title decider|
Worldwide television audiences shall be excited as much as the hype and paraphernalia in Barcelona this weekend.
The 35th round of Spain's Primera División is capitulating into a feast with all eyes on Saturday night local time at the Camp Nou.
Europe's largest capacity all-seater stadium has witnessed an array of glorious 'clásicos' in the past. Expect yet another colossal and picturesque mosaic from the Catalan faithful up in the stands.
This upcoming mouth-watering clash, the second and last for season 2011/12 shall in grand measure decide the outcome of the La Liga title.
After unexpected defeats for both respective sides in the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League in mid-week, there is no room to restore energy for a comeback with the remaining with four more rounds until May 12th.
Barça knows that a victory over their most arch-rival enemy and historic foe will be a determining factor to cut back their four-point deficit held by Mourinho's men.
Real Madrid on the other hand could play with the current circumstance to their favour knowing of course, a victory against all odds will all but surely secure the season's title.
Alexis Sánchez is in doubt for the match after receiving several knocks to the knee particularly one from John Terry at Stamford Bridge. There is certainty however coming from Pep Guardiola that central defender Gerard Piqué will be fit and present for the showdown.
As for Real Madrid, their trip to Munich would have served as a constructive outlook to begin a rotation of sorts.
Mourinho has spoken and indicated he will be leaving German playmaker Mesut Özil, Portuguese left-back Fabio Coentrao and Frenchman Karim Benzema out for the expense of Brazilian duo Kaká and Marcelo, alongside Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuaín.
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