Ramos, Messi

Spanish governing body La Liga has confirmed the date for the first Clasico of the 2019-20 campaign.

Messi – Barca

Barcelona will host Real Madrid on December 18. The match had been scheduled to happen earlier (October 26th) but it was postponed amid concerns over civil and political unrest in Catalonia.

The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) accepted a joint request from the clubs to reschedule for December 18.

LaLiga’s preference was December 7, so it could stage its showpiece fixture on a Saturday however a tweet from the organisation on Wednesday confirmed a December 18 Clasico.