Following Debates from both parties and the League Board, the date for the El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been set .
Both teams were set to face off this weekend in a mouthwatering clash at Camp Nou however due to Political Unrest, another date has been set aside.
According to Cadena Ser via journalist Manu Carreno, the first El Clasico of the season between Barcelona and Real Madrid will be played at the Camp Nou on Wednesday December 18.
The eagerly-anticipated clash was set to be played at Barcelona’s home on October 26, however the past week has seen numerous calls for the tie to be delayed or the venue to be changed.
There’s been serious unrest in Catalonia following the imprisonment of nine separatist leaders.
The Independent reveal that the leaders have been jailed for between nine and 13 years for their role in an illegal referendum and a failed bid to secure independence for Catalonia.
The ruling has led to protests which would possibly impact the staging of the game at the Camp Nou on the original date.