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

Barcelona vs Real Madrid. 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.

Barcelona and Real Madrid made underwhelming starts to the 2020/21 La Liga campaign. But both have gradually turned their form around to sit second and third respectively, nipping at the heels of leaders Atletico Madrd. So there is plenty on the line on top of the three points and bragging rights.

When is El Clasíco?

The second instalment of El Clasíco for the season kicks off at 5am AEST at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano in Madrid on Sunday 11 April. Real took out the first match in this campaign 3-1 at the Camp Nou back in Octobier.

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.

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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 slowly turned their form around. They currently have 65 points from 20 wins, 5 draws and 4 defeats. They have closed the gap on Atletico to just a solitary point.

Real Madrid, who lost Gareth Bale to Tottenham during the transfer period, also had a poor start. Yet they too have struck form, sitting on 63 points for the season. So this is a massive clash for the title hopes of both giants. We'll lean towards Real just shading this one at home and doing the double for 2020/21.

Image source: Kayo Sports website

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