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Barcelona say no guard of honour for Real Madrid at Clásico

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Barcelona say no guard of honour for Real Madrid at Clásico

Barcelona say no guard of honour for Real Madrid at Clásico

AMR ABDALLAH DALSH

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Guillermo Amor, the director of Institutional Relations at Barcelona says the club have decided they will not make a guard of honour for Real Madrid's Club World Cup win.
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Guillermo Amor, the director of Institutional Relations at Barcelona, announced on Movistar Partidazo after the demolition of Depor at the Camp Nou that Ernesto Valverde's side will not make a guard of honour next Saturday at the Clásico after Real Madrid won the Club World Cup final.

"We make it clear that we only do this when we participate in the competition. When we compete in the competition, we will do it but in this case, that's the way it is," he said as Barcelona as a club believe that not competing in the Club World Cup means they have no need to make a guard of honour for their rivals.

El clásico: "The distance between us and Real Madrid is good. It's eleven points now but we have other rivals who are closer. To get something positive would be good. We will go at them, I think, to win. It would be a good time to do it but we have to see how Madrid come into it. We have to congratulate Real Madrid for their success but we have to go there. We will go to play well and give a good account of ourselves."

Valverde on the guard of honour: "It has been a long week, and I haven't thought about it. It's a bit strange..."

LaLiga Santander

Table PTS W D L
1Barcelona 42 13 3 0
2Atlético 36 10 6 0
3Valencia 34 10 4 2
Full standing
Next matches
Real Madrid - Barcelona S-23/12 13:00
Barcelona - Levante D-07/01 16:15
R. Sociedad - Barcelona D-14/01 20:45
Fixtures

*Update 17 de diciembre de 2017

LaLiga Santander

Table PTS W D L
3Valencia 34 10 4 2
4Real Madrid 31 9 4 2
5Sevilla 29 9 2 5
Full standing
Next matches
Leganés - Real Madrid M-20/02 18:30
Real Madrid - Barcelona S-23/12 13:00
Celta - Real Madrid D-07/01 20:45
Fixtures

*Update 17 de diciembre de 2017

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