Tensions are running high for El Clasico with Europe on high alert following last week’s deadly attacks in Paris.
Europe is on high alert following the deadly bombings and shootings in the French capital last Friday.
Lionel Messi is in a fitness battle having returned to training on Monday following a knee injury he picked up at the end of September.
Miguel Cardenal said officials would meet on Wednesday to discuss security at the match at Real’s Bernabeu stadium.
David Moyes took over at Sociedad almost exactly a year ago after a disappointing spell in charge of Manchester United,
Barcelona lead the table with 27 points from 11 games, three more than Real Madrid while Atletico Madrid are on 23 points.
Valencia have not lived up to expectations so far this season following heavy investment in players.
David Moyes, former Manchester United manager, was considered a risky appointment due to his inability to speak Spanish.
Portugal’s star winger Cristiano Ronaldo added that he and Messi are two different persons and have different personalities.
Barcelona continue to pick up wins despite Lionel Messi’s injury-enforced absence, losing just once since September.
Despite the absence of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez led Barcelona to 2-0 win.
Jose Maria Gimenez howler gifts Deportivo La Coruna late goal to draw 1-1 with Atletico Madrid; latter remain third in table.
Real Madrid are joint top on 21 points with Barcelona after nine matches, with the champions playing at Getafe on Saturday.
This victory takes Barcelona level with Real Madrid on 21 points in the Spanish La Liga table.
Real Madrid beat second-placed Celta Vigo 3-1 to go three points clear of the Galicians at the top of the table.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 324th goal with Real Madrid, to surpass Raul Gonzalez’s mark as the club’s all-time leading scorer.
Luis Suarez, who had a sore hamstring muscle, was finally back in the field.
Barceona face transfer ban until January for violation of guidelines and therefore Arda Turan’s transfer stands invalid.
Real Madrid are joint second in the table with Celta Vigo and Barcelona on 15 points and a win would have seen them leapfrog Villarreal
Luciano Vietto slotted the ball home with seven minutes to go after Karim Benzema had given visitors Real the lead early on.
With the goal flow slowed, Barcelona’s defending has come under the spotlight.
Barcelona remained with 15 points from seven rounds, dropping from second to third place in the standings.
The ex-England defender noted Cristiano Ronaldo’s growth since arriving at Manchester United as a teenager.
Real Madrid are now two points behind surprise leaders Villarreal after six games.
Lionel Messi was ruled out for up to two months after damaging knee ligaments.
Barcelona will also miss the likes of Claudio Bravo, Thomas Vermaelen, Sandro Ramirez.
Atletico de Madrid controlled the game but they eased off for long spells against a side incapable of putting them under pressure.
Keylor Navas was close to moving English Premier League club Manchester United, but the transfer was not successful.
As Barcelona face Celta Vigo, here are other things to look for in the Spanish league this week.
Real Madrid beat Granada 1-0 while Atletico win 2-0 at Eibar; Valencia held 0-0 at home to Real Betis.
Cristiano Ronaldo hit five goals in a match for the first time when Real hammered Granada 9-1 at the Bernabeu last season.
Cristiano Ronaldo scores five goals as Real Madrid beat Espanyol 6-0 in Spanish La Liga.
Lionel Messi was included in Barcelona squad list for their La Liga clash against Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said Manchester United lacked ‘negotiating experience.’
Gareth Bale overshadowed an out-of-sorts Cristiano Ronaldo on a night where Real Madrid pumped in five goals.
Neymar missed this month’s European and Spanish Super Cups, as well as last weekend’s 1-0 win at Athletic Bilbao.