In one of football’s greatest rivalries, Real Madrid and Barcelona will clash in the El Clasico in Round 30 of La Liga at Estadio Alfredo Di Stéfano in Madrid Saturday.
In the United States, the match (3 p.m. ET start time) will be televised on beIN Sports (English broadcast) and beIN Sports en Español (Spanish broadcast). But if you don’t have cable, here are some different ways you can watch a live stream of Real Madrid vs Barcelona online for free:
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You can watch a live stream of beIN Sports, beIN Sports en Español and 100-plus other TV channels on FuboTV. Both channels are available in either the base package or the Fubo Latino package, both of which come with a free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch Real Madrid vs Barcelona live on the FuboTV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the FuboTV website.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV also comes with 250 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which allows you to watch the match on-demand within three days of its conclusion, even if you don’t record it.
You can watch a live stream of beIN Sports, beIN Sports en Español and 65+ other TV channels on Vidgo. This option doesn’t come with a free trial, but you can get your first month for $10:
Once signed up for Vidgo, you can watch Real Madrid vs Barcelona live on the Vidgo app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Vidgo website.
Sling TV offers several different bundles and add-ons, many of which include beIN Sports and/or beIN Sports en Español. Sling is the cheapest streaming service with beIN Sports if you plan on keeping it long term.
Both the “Sling Orange + Sports Extra” (49 channels) and “Sling Blue + Sports Extra” (58 channels) bundles include beIn Sports. This doesn’t come with a free trial, but you can get $10 off your first month, and get Showtime, Starz, and Epix included for free:
Another option, the “World Sports” package (seven channels) includes beIN Sports and costs $10 per month or $60 for a year:
Or you can go with the “Best of Spanish” package (23 channels), which includes beIN Sports en Español and beIn Sports Connect. It costs $5 per month for the first month ($10 per month after that):
Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch Real Madrid vs Barcelona live on the Sling TV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Android TV, airTV Mini, Oculus, Portal, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Sling TV website.
If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 50 hours of cloud DVR.
Real Madrid vs Barcelona Preview
With gaffers like Ronald Koeman and Zinedine Zidane at the helm of these two squads, this should be one exciting matchup. Both teams are still in the hunt for the title, and with Atletico Madrid holding onto a narrow lead, just one point ahead of Barcelona and three points ahead of Madrid, Saturday’s match is a crucial one for both groups.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi hasn’t scored against Madrid since 2018, and he’ll be looking to change that Saturday. “We have to step it up a gear, we have to play with more rhythm,” Messi said this week. “If not, it’s going to get complicated for us.” This match could wind up being Messi’s final Clasico, so that adds an additional layer to things
On the other side, Karim Benzema, the standout French striker for Madrid, says this game will be equally special and important. “For me and everyone, it’s the greatest game in the world and that’s what makes it so special to score in it. When you’re lucky enough to score a goal against them it leaves a different taste in your mouth because it’s a Clasico. Both clubs have great history and it’s a really important game. It was always a dream of mine to play in it,” Benzema said.
“The important thing is how we set up and that we don’t focus on what they do. When we press them, we’ve got to press them with as much intensity as we can and when we get the ball, we’ve got to keep it for a long time, because they don’t enjoy chasing after it,” Benzema added.
Here’s a look at the projected starting lineups for both squads:
Real Madrid possible starting lineup: Courtois; Vazquez, Militao, Nacho, Mendy; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Asensio, Benzema, Vinicius
Players out or questionable for Real Madrid: Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos and Daniel Carvajal will be out with injuries. Eden Hazard is questionable.
Barcelona possible starting lineup: Ter Stegen; Mingueza, De Jong, Lenglet; Dest, Pedri, Busquets, Alba; Griezmann, Messi, Dembele
Players out or questionable for Barcelona: Philippe Coutinho, Ansu Fati and Neto will miss with injuries.