Cristiano Ronaldo (left), Lionel Messi (right). (Photo: Getty Images)

All eyes of the soccer world descend upon Spain Sunday afternoon as El Clasico, a 90-year-old rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona adds another chapter to its lore. 

The 2017-18 La Liga campaign belongs to the Catalonian giants, Barcelona, who are 11 points clear of second-place Atletico Madrid and 15 points ahead of Real Madrid. Through 34 matches, they have not dropped a single result (26-8-0) as they are on pace to join a select list of teams that have had "invincible" seasons in which they never lost a game.

However, the third-place Real Madrid has eyes on a much larger prize as they are in the Champions League Final for the third-consecutive season after outlasting Bayern Munich last week. They have gone eight games unbeaten in La Liga play.

Barcelona has won the past two El Clasicos in league play including a 3-0 result in December thanks to goals from Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Aleix Vidal.


Messi remains the class of the world, leading La Liga with 32 goals. His arch-rival, Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, is second with 24 tallies of his own. 

Both will be featured in their respective lineups, which could look like this:

Expected Barcelona Lineup (4-4-2)

Ter Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Alba; Coutinho, Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta; Messi, Suarez

Expected Real Madrid Lineup (4-3-1-2)

Navas; Nacho, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Isco; Ronaldo, Benzema

And here is how you can watch:

Date: Sunday, May 6

Time: 2:45 p.m. ET

TV: beIn Sports

Live Stream: fuboTV

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