An exciting weekend of league action following the international break saw Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo receive plenty of attention on social media for their exploits. Elsewhere, Anthony Martial made history by scoring a landmark goal for Manchester United.
The latest El Clasico proved to be another reminder of why the fixture is so named. Even though Barcelona took the lead in the second half, Real Madrid triumphed 2-1 at Camp Nou.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored an 85th minute winner as 10 man Real Madrid came from behind in stunning fashion to end Barcelona's 39 match unbeaten run in all competitions.
Real Madrid will be without the services of Raphael Varane who has reportedly suffered a soleus calf muscle problem while travelling with French international team. Reports also reveal that Toni Kroos suffered an injury scare during a training session with no official word out on his injury.
While Barcelona do not have any serious injury concerns ahead of their clash against Real Madrid, defenders Jeremy Mathieu and Adriano are expected to be unavailable for the fixture.
While the odds are in favour of a Catalan rout on Saturday, Zinedine Zidane will be hoping to fare better than his predecessors as he takes charge of his first El Clasico as the Real Madrid manager.
The self-styled biggest game in world football takes on a different significance on Saturday as Barcelona pay homage to legendary former player and coach Johan Cruyff for the visit of Real Madrid in El Clasico.
FC Barcelona have released an official statement revealing its plans to to pay tribute to club legend Johan Cruyff, who passed away after losing a battle with lung cancer at the age of 68 last week.
Real Madrid will not have fond memories of their last El Clasico against Barcelona, but one of their young players is looking forward to the reverse fixture at the Nou Camp.
This article attempts to tactically analyze the performance of Real Madrid and Barcelona in the Clasico last Saturday and determine the key zones on the football field where the match was won and lost.