How to watch El Clasíco: Barcelona vs Real Madrid live and free

Barcelona vs Real Madrid at the Camp Nou. There are always high stakes for El Clasico and this will be no different.

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El Clasíco is one of the biggest matches in the world of football and draws enormous interest any time these great Spanish rivals lock horns.

The two giants have made somewhat underwhelming starts to the 2020/21 campaign, but that will be irrelevant come kick-off, when three points and plenty of bragging rights will be on the line.

When is El Clasíco?

The first instalment of El Clasíco for the new season kicks off at 1am AEDT on Sunday 25 October.

How to watch El Clasíco

In Australia, La Liga is broadcast via beIN SPORTS. Luckily that channel is available on multiple platforms, including via beIN SPORTS CONNECT, Kayo Sports, Foxtel iQ, Fetch TV and Foxtel Now.

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You can see our La Liga guide for a full breakdown of your viewing options.

Stream Barcelona vs Real Madrid on Kayo Sports

Australian streaming service Kayo has over 50 sports on offer, including loads of football. As a dedicated sports streaming platform, it also offers a range of special features designed to enhance fans' viewing experience.

These include SplitView, which allows you to watch four sports at once on the same screen. There's also Kayo Minis, special condensed versions of games, a Key Moments Timeline and more.

You can test out Kayo for free using this 14-day free trial. Kayo is priced at $25/month or $35/month, the only difference is the dearer option provides 3 simultaneous streams rather than 2.

Kayo can be streamed via PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices, Apple TV, Telstra TV, Samsung Smart TVs (2017 or later), Sony Bravia TVs, Android TV, Chromecast and AirPlay. You can see our full Kayo review for more information.

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Stream El Clasíco via beIN SPORTS CONNECT

beIN SPORTS CONNECT is a multi-device sports player that uses a subscription model. It is compatible with mobiles, desktops or laptops using an Internet connection. In terms of costs, you are looking at either $19.99/month or $179.99 for an annual pass.

On top of football, it offers sports like football, rugby union and tennis. For more information on beIN SPORTS CONNECT, we've put a full guide together for you here.

Who will win El Clasíco?

After Lionel Messi's dramatic off-season, when he seemed destined to leave before opting to stay for likely one more year, Barca have started the year with two wins, one loss and a draw. That leaves them in ninth at the time of writing. Messi also lost his sparring partner Luis Suarez, who is now scoring goals for Atletico Madrid.

Real Madrid, who lost Gareth Bale to Tottenham during the transfer period, aren't faring a whole lot better to date. They have played one more game and have one more win, putting them in third, three points ahead of their great rivals. But the Whites are coming off consecutive defeats in the league and Champions League.

Someone needs to provide a spark and that typically falls to Messi. With very little confidence, we'll lean towards a win for the home team and a compounding of Madrid's troubles.

Image source: Kayo Sports website

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