Messi vs Ronaldo in El Clasico (March 2016)
This Saturday sees the return of football’s biggest rivalry and one of the most highly anticipated fixtures of the season, as Real Madrid travel to Barcelona’s Camp Nou for the latest edition of El Clásico!
However, this particular meeting takes on somewhat less significance than most recent Clásicos, as Real Madrid find themselves all but out of contention for the La Liga title, sitting way behind the Catalans in the table.
Having said that though, Real Madrid will be intent on restoring some pride after the 4-0 drubbing they suffered in their own back yard against Barcelona back in November. For this reason, and with the attackers each team boasts, it still promises to be a hell of a battle.
Messi and Ronaldo are both enjoying a very positive 2016 so far in front of goal. It remains to be seen whether either of them can use that form to carry their team to victory on Saturday, but we can look at their stats from previous El Clásico encounters…