Unrest in Catalonia region as El-Clasico face rescheduling

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 17/10/2019

The political unrest in the Catalonia region of Spain has cast doubt on the clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid which was scheduled for October 26.

The rulings against nine Catalan political leaders by Spanish Court authority has led to the political and social crisis in Catalonia and it won’t be one of the best time to host a rival club like Real Madrid in the city of Barcelona as there are considerable fears over security for the match.

The two clubs are also against playing the match at Santiago Bernabeu and schedule the reverse fixture for the Camp Nou in March.

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The Spanish authority is also against the idea of playing the clash at Camp Nou and as a result, it is understood that December 18 would be the ideal option for both teams.

December 18, which is a Wednesday, isn't what La Liga has asked for, but it's the most suitable date for all parties.

The decision is in the hands of the RFEF's Competition Committee and there will be a vote between three parties on Monday.

The only challenge with this date is that it falls on the first round of the Copa del Rey, but Barcelona and Real Madrid will not play due to their involvement in the Supercopa De Espana in January.