Barcelona - Real Madrid

El Clásico injury report: who's out, who's in for eternal rivals

Ahead of El Clásico at the Camp Nou on Saturday, we keep you abreast of the latest injury situation at Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Gareth Bale against Barcelona
Albert Gea REUTERS

It is billed as the biggest game in the world. Two eternal rivals pitted against each other in the race for LaLiga. On Saturday, league leaders Real Madrid travel to the Camp Nou to face reigning champions Barcelona.

Playing El Clásico at full strength is difficult enough on its own, so just imagine the headache for the two coaches when they're shorn of injured stars. From a spectacle standpoint, the viewers want to be as entertained as possible, too.

That's why we've put together a list of players injured on either side to keep you informed as to who's set to miss out on the crunch clash in Catalonia. We will update it right up until kick-off at 16:15 CET.

(Click on the injury to see our latest article on the injury and more details.)

Real Madrid    


Name Injury Status
Gareth Bale Ruptured tendons in ankle Out
Toni Kroos  Fractured foot Out
Álvaro Morata Hamstring tear Out
Fabio Coentrao Muscle injury Doubtful
Danilo Undisclosed Doubtful




Name Injury Status
Jordi Alba Knee and fibula contusion Probable
Gerard Piqué Ankle injury Probable
Jeremy Mathieu Muscle injury Out